232. Social security and the minimum wage.

The statutory provisions relating to social security contributions and benefits1 apply to persons employed by or under the Crown in like manner as if they were employed by a private person, but excluding persons serving as members of Her Majesty's forces in their capacity as such2. Employment as a member of Her Majesty's forces is not, and is not to be treated as, 'employed earner's employment'3 for any of the purposes of the provisions relating to industrial injuries4. Subject to that, a person who is serving as a member of Her Majesty's forces must, while he is so serving,