Unemployment Assistance (Amendment) Act, 1935

Continuous periods of unemployment.

3.—(1) For the purposes of the Principal Act and this Act, two periods (whether either or both of such periods commenced before or after the passing of this Act) of unemployment of not less than six days each, separated by an interval of not more than six weeks, shall be treated as a continuous period of unemployment, and the expression “continuously unemployed” shall have a corresponding meaning.

(2) The immediately preceding sub-section shall be in addition to and not in substitution for sub-section (2) of section 4 of the Principal Act.

(3) Unemployment assistance shall not, by virtue of sub-section (1) of this section, be payable in respect of any day before the date of the passing of this Act,