Social Security (Amendment No. 22) (Jersey) Law 2014

A LAW to amend further the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974

Adopted by the States                                          24th September 2014

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council 10th December 2014

Registered by the Royal Court                             19th December 2014

THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –

1        Article 34 of the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974 substituted

For Article 34 of the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974[1] there shall be substituted the following Articles –

“34    Social Security Medical Appeals Tribunal

(1)     The Minister shall, by Order, prescribe the constitution of the Social Security Medical Appeals Tribunal.

(2)     Subject to the provisions of this Law, the Minister may, by Order, prescribe procedures to be followed by the Social Security Medical Appeals Tribunal in the discharge of its functions under this Law.

34AA     Medical boards

(1)     The Minister shall appoint medical boards, each consisting of one or 2 medical practitioners.

(2)     Subject to the provisions of this Law, the Minister may, by Order, prescribe the procedures to be followed by a medical board in the discharge of its functions under this Law.”.

2        Amendments consequential upon Article 1

In the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974[2] –

(a)     in Article 1(1) –

(i)      after the definition “LTC contribution” there shall be inserted the following definition –

medical board” means a board appointed under Article 34AA;”,

(ii)      after the definition “Social Security Fund” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“‘Social Security Medical Appeals Tribunal’ means the Tribunal constituted  under Article 34;”;

(b)     in paragraphs (1) and (4) of Article 34B, for the words “a medical appeal tribunal” there shall be substituted the words “the Social Security Medical Appeals Tribunal”;

(c)     in the heading to Article 34C, for the words “medical appeals tribunals” there shall be substituted the words “the Social Security Medical Appeals Tribunal”;

(d)     in Article 34C –

(i)      in paragraph (1), for the words “a medical appeal tribunal” there shall be substituted the words “the Social Security Medical Appeals Tribunal”,

(ii)      in paragraph (2), for the words “the medical appeal tribunal” there shall be substituted the words “the Social Security Medical Appeals Tribunal”;

(e)     in Article 34D –

(i)      paragraphs (1), (2) and (4), for the words “or medical appeal tribunal” there shall be substituted the words “or by the Social Security Medical Appeals Tribunal”,

(ii)      in paragraph (6), for the words “a medical appeal tribunal” there shall be substituted the words “the Social Security Medical Appeals Tribunal”.

3        Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Social Security (Amendment No. 22) (Jersey) Law 2014 and shall come into force one month after it is registered.

m.n. de la haye, o.b.e.

Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 26.900

[2]                                    chapter 26.900


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