Social Security (Amendment of Law No. 8) (Jersey) Regulations 2014

Made                                                                            18th July 2014

Coming into force                                                     1st January 2015

THE STATES, in pursuance of Article 50(1)(d) and (4) of the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974[1], have made the following Regulations –

1        Article 22 amended

In Article 22 of the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974[2] –

(a)     in paragraph (1) the words “(In this Article referred to as the “expected week of confinement)” shall be deleted;

(b)     in paragraph (2) for the words “and not later than 6 weeks before the expected week of confinement.” there shall be substituted the words “before the expected date of confinement and not later than the date of confinement.”;

(c)     in paragraph (6) –

(i)      for sub-paragraph (a) there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(a)    extending the maternity allowance period, by not more than 8 weeks, in cases where the maternity allowance period has commenced before the expected date of confinement but confinement has not occurred by the end of the week following the expected date of confinement;”,

(ii)      in sub-paragraph (b)(ii) for the word “week” there shall be substituted the word “date”,

(iii)     in sub-paragraph (c) –

(A)    for the words “disqualifying a woman for receiving” there shall be substituted the words “disqualifying a woman from receiving”,

(B)     in clause (i) there shall be deleted the word “any” and after the words “self-employed person” there shall be inserted the words “in excess of such amount of time, or during such period, as may be prescribed”.

2        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Social Security (Amendment of Law No. 8) (Jersey) Regulations 2014 and shall come into force on 1st January 2015.

l.-m. hart

Deputy Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 26.900

[2]                                    chapter 26.900


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