Commencement

Part of Orders of the Day — Social Security Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:45 pm on 20th May 1986.

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3. — (1) The following paragraph shall be substituted for sub-paragraph (2)(b) of paragraph 1 (unemployment and sickness benefit) of Schedule 3 (contribution conditions) — (b) the earnings factor derived—

  1. (i). in the case of unemployment benefit, from earnings upon which a liability to pay Class 1 contributions arose; and
  2. (ii) in the case of sickness benefit, from such earnings or from Class 2 contributions,
must be not less than that year's lower earnings limit multiplied by 25".