Commentary

(e) Overseas employments

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(e) Overseas employments

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(e)     Overseas employments

(i)     Generally

For the purposes of the SSCBA 1992, an 'employee' is a person employed in Great Britain (SSCBA 1992 s 163(1)). This means that, in general, employees working overseas are excluded from the right to SSP. The principle is however subject to some important qualifications and exceptions.

(ii)     Those working in territorial waters

Employees in the territorial waters of the United Kingdom are regarded as employed in Great Britain (SSCBA 1992 s 172). They are therefore entitled to SSP if the other qualifying conditions are met.

(iii)     EU

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