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Industrial Injuries Act (Regulations)

Volume 649: debated on Monday 20 November 1961

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asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance whether he is satisfied that design staff working on vessels outside the three-mile limit are classified as mariners by his Regulations under the Industrial Injuries Act, and are therefore entitled in case of injury to full coverage; and if he will make a statement.

Yes, provided they are engaged in this country and are employed on board for the purposes of the vessel.