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Social Security Legislation 2019/20 Volume I: Non Means Tested Benefits and Employment and Support Allowance

Edited by: Ian Hooker, John Mesher, Richard Ward Christopher Poynter, Nick Wikeley

ISBN13: 9780414071964
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414069244
Published: September 2019
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £119.00

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Non Means Tested Benefits and Employment and Support Allowance is Volume I of the 2019/20 edition of the series Social Security Legislation. It is both a scholarly and practical guide, focusing on non means tested benefit provisions—apart from those on Jobseeker’s Allowance, which are covered as a whole in Volume II—and on employment and support allowance that raise important issues before First-tier Tribunals, the Upper Tribunal and the courts. Issued to all judges and members of the Tribunals, it provides key source materials and authoritative commentary to the legislation in this complex area.

The text includes all relevant statutory material, including the date and effect of amendments, with commentary taking account of decisions of the courts, the Commissioners, and the definitions of key statutory terms. Tables of cases (including Upper Tribunal decisions) and Commissioners’ decisions 1948–2009 are included for easy reference.

This volume covers:

  • Contributions credits and home responsibilities protection
  • Matters common to several non means tested benefits (e.g. persons abroad, computation of earnings and dependency)
  • Disability benefits
  • State maternity benefits
  • Bereavement benefits, retirement pension and graduated retirement benefit
  • “Old Style” Employment and Support Allowance
  • Industrial injuries and prescribed industrial diseases
  • Vaccine damage payments
  • Mesothelioma payments
  • “New Style” Employment and Support Allowance

Social Security and Welfare Law
Part I – Statutes
Part II – Contribution Credits and Home Responsibilities Protection
Part III – Regulations common to several benefits
Part IV – Disability Benefits
Part V – Maternity Benefits
Part VI – Pensions, Survivors’ Benefits and Graduated Retirement Benefit
Part VII – Unemployment, Sickness and Disability Benefit
Part VIII – Incapacity Benefit and incapacity for work
Part IX – “Old Style” Employment and Support Allowance
Part X – Industrial injuries and prescribed diseases
Part XI – Vaccine damage payments
Part XII – Mesothelioma lump sum payments
Part XIII - “New Style” Employment and Support Allowance

Series: Social Security Legislation

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