Pneumoconiosis etc (Workers' Compensation) (Prescribed Occupations) Order 2007 comes into force

Implementation date: 10 August 2007

The Order lists the occupations prescribed for the purposes of each disease to which the Pneumoconiosis etc (Workers' Compensation) Act 1979 applies. Under the Act, lump sum payments may be made to certain persons disabled by a disease to which the Act applies, or to dependants of persons who were disabled before they died. The Order can be viewed on the OPSI website.