National Health Insurance Act, 1929

Limitation of right to pay contributions in respect of period of unemployment.

19.—(1) Where a woman being an insured person marries after the passing of this Act and again becomes employed after the date of her marriage and within twelve months thereof, she shall not be entitled in respect of any period during which she remains an insured person commencing from the date on which she again becomes so employed to avail herself of the provisions of sub-section (2) of section 13 of the Act of 1918.

(2) An employed contributor who is over eighteen years of age at the date of entry into insurance shall not be entitled to avail himself of the provisions of sub-section (2) of section 13 of the Act of 1918 unless he proves to the approved society of which he is a member or unless, in the case of a dispute, it is decided in the manner provided by the Act of 1911 that he is ordinarily and mainly dependent for his livelihood on his earnings from employment within the meaning of Part I. of the Act of 1911, and, if his unemployment arises from incapacity for work due to some specific disease or bodily or mental disablement, he also proves that such disease or disablement is not a recurrence or continuance of any specific disease or bodily or mental disablement from which he may have suffered at any time within the twelve months immediately preceding the date of his entry into insurance.