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Name: The Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007 No. 716).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2007-03-06
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2007-R-75703
Bibliography: Regulation on-line Regulation on-line Office of Public Sector Information, United Kingdom (consulted on 2007-04-04)
Abstract/Citation: These Regulations amend the Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) Regulations 1988 (S.I. 1988/668) so as to increase the amounts payable under the Act. The increase in each case is 3.6% rounded up or down to the nearest 1 as appropriate.
The diseases to which the Act applies are pneumoconiosis, byssinosis, diffuse mesothelioma, primary carcinoma of the lung (where accompanied by asbestosis or diffuse pleural thickening) and diffuse pleural thickening.
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