Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) (Amendment No 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 come into force
Implementation date: 22 September 2003
The Regulations amend the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1986 to provide for an assessment of disablement in respect of occupational deafness to have effect for the claimant's life. The Regulations also revise the list of occupations in relation to which hearing loss is a prescribed disease. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.