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Statutory Instrument 1988 No. 538

The European Communities (Iron and Steel Employees Re-adaptation Benefits Scheme) (No. 2) Regulations 1988

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1988 No. 538

EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES

The European Communities (Iron and Steel Employees Re-adaptation Benefits Scheme) (No. 2) Regulations 1988

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Made17th March 1988
Laid before Parliament18th March 1988
Coming into force10th April 1988

    Whereas the Commission of the European Communities have agreed to provide non-repayable aid towards the payment to or for the benefit of workers in the steel industry in the United Kingdom of such allowances and other payments as are provided for in Article 56(2) of the ECSC Treaty[1], the provision of which aid is conditional upon payment by the Government of the United Kingdom of a contribution to those payments of not less than the amount of that aid:
    Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, being the designated Minister under the European Communities (Designation) Order 1972[2], in exercise of his powers under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972[3] and all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:-
    Citation and commencement
        1.    These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Iron and Steel Employees Re-adaptation Benefits Scheme) (No. 2) Regulations 1988 and shall come into force on 10th April 1988.
    Application of the Scheme
        2.    The Scheme set out in Schedule 1 to these Regulations (hereinafter referred to as "the Scheme") shall apply to those classes of persons prescribed therein.
    Revocation and Transitional Provisions
        3.—(1)  Subject to the following provisions of this Regulation, the Regulations described in Schedule 2 are hereby revoked.

        (2)  In respect of the week of eligibility of a steel employee which is current on the coming into force of the Scheme, payments may be made in accordance with the Regulations referred to in Part I of Schedule 2 and hereby revoked.

        (3)  The first week in respect of which payments may be made under the Scheme to a steel employee who is eligible to receive a payment under paragraph (2) above shall be the first completed week of eligibility commencing after the week referred to above.

        (4)  For the avoidance of doubt it is hereby declared that payments may be made in accordance with the Regulations referred to in Part I of Schedule 2 and hereby revoked in respect of completed weeks of eligibility occurring before the coming into force hereof.



Robert Atkins

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry

17th March 1988





Notes:

[1] Paragraph 2 of Article 56 was inserted by amendment (OJ No 33, 16.5.1960, p. 781/60).

[2] S.I. 1972/1811, Article 2.

[3] 1972 c. 68.

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