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The Law of Social Security. 5th edition

Ogus, A.I., Barendt, E.M. and Wikeley, N. (eds.) (2002) The Law of Social Security. 5th edition, UK, Lexis Nexis, 906pp.

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This new edition of Wikeley, Ogus and Barendt's The Law of Social Security has been restructured to reflect the significant legislative and case law developments that have taken place since publication of the fourth edition in 1995. These include the introduction of jobseeker's allowance and tax credits along with major reforms to bereavement benefits and pensions law, as well as fundamental changes to the decision making and appeals system.
Table of Contents: Social security and social policy; International social security, equal treatment and human rights; EU social security law; Contributions; Administration of benefits; Decision making and appeals; General provisions; Income support; Income-based jobseeker's allowance; Working families' tax credit and disabled person's tax credit; Housing benefit and council tax benefit; Common provisions for means-tested benefits and tax credits; The social fund; Contribution-based jobseeker's allowance; Statutory sick pay and incapacity benefit; Benefits for birth and death; Retirement pensions; Child benefit; Benefits for severely disabled people; Industrial injury; War pensions; Index.

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Published date: 2002


Local EPrints ID: 27918
ISBN: 0406985855
PURE UUID: fafa3b06-219a-41c2-8a3a-ad079e533780

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Date deposited: 01 Jun 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:03

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Editor: A.I. Ogus
Editor: E.M. Barendt
Editor: N. Wikeley

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