Welfare Reform Bill

AMENDMENT
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT
[Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List]

Clause 51

BARONESS MEACHER

42A*

Page 37, line 22, at end insert—

“( ) After section 9 of that Act there is inserted—

“9A Limited capability for work-related activity—further provision

(1) A claimant who does not have limited capability for work-related activity as determined in accordance with the limited capability for work-related activity assessment or limited capability for work as determined in accordance with the limited capability for work assessment is to be treated as having limited capability for work-related activity if subsection (2) applies to the claimant.

(2) This section applies if—

(a) the claimant is suffering from a life threatening disease in relation to which—

(i) there is medical evidence that the disease is uncontrollable, or uncontrolled, by a recognised therapeutic procedure, and

(ii) in the case of a disease that is uncontrolled, there is a reasonable cause for it not to be controlled by a recognised therapeutic procedure.””

Prepared 11th January 2012