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Industrial Injuries and Diseases

Part of Orders of the Day — Social Security Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:30 pm on 20th May 1986.

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No. 177, in page 99, line 2, at end insert— ' 14A. In Schedule 8 (assessment of extent of disablement)—(a) paragraph 4 shall be renumbered as sub-paragraph (1) of that paragraph; and(b) the following sub-paragraph shall be inserted after that sub-paragraph—(2) where—(a) the assessed extent of a claimant's disablement amounts to 13 per cent. or less;(b) it seems likely that the assessed extent of a claimant's disablement will be aggregated with the assessed extent of any present disablement of his and the likely aggregate amounts to 13 per cent. or less,the period to be taken into account by the assessment of the disablement shall not end earlier than any date by which it seems likely that the extent of the disablement or the aggregate will be at least 1 per cent.".'.