|Name:||The Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007 No. 716).|
|Subject(s):||Medical care and sickness benefit|
|Type of legislation:||Regulation, Decree, Ordinance|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||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.