Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Amendment (No 2) Regulations 2003 come into force

Implementation date: 22 September 2003

The Regulations amend the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Regulations 1985 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.