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68 Rates of short-term incapacity benefit
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68Rates of short-term incapacity benefit
For subsection (4) of section 44 of the Contributions and Benefits Act (Category A retirement pension) there shall be substituted the following subsection—
“(4) The weekly rate of the basic pension shall be £64.70 except that, so far as the sum is relevant for the purpose of calculating the lower rate of short-term incapacity benefit under section 30B(3) above, it shall be £62.05.
In this subsection “the lower rate” means the rate payable for the first 196 days of entitlement in any period of incapacity for work.”
To be appointed
To be appointed: see s 87(2).
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