Payments for benefits provided for any person under section three of this Act may be required under subsection (6) of that section from that person, or, in the case of a married person, from his wife or her husband, or, in the case of a person who is under the age of sixteen years and has parents or a parent living . . Next following para. . Clause 1 (1 c )applies to the Polish resettlement forces. 1953/1198 (1953 I, (1953 I, p. 1228), Ministry of Social Security Act 1966 (c. 20), s. 2 and S.I. provisions of His Majesty’s Royal Warrant of the twelfth day of April, nineteen hundred and forty-six, concerning retired pay, pensions and other grants for members of the military forces and of the nursing and auxiliary services thereof disabled, and for the widows,[F1surviving civil partners,] children, parents and other dependants of such members deceased, in consequence of service during the 1939 world war: Provided that payments under a scheme made under this section shall be limited to such as fall due for payment before the expiration of five years from the passing of this Act, or such extended period, if any, as the Minister of Pensions, with the consent of the Treasury, may from time to time by order specify (but without prejudice to any provision which may be made by the scheme for the drawing thereafter of any such payments not drawn during that period, or the completion thereafter of pending proceedings on a claim which will, if successful, confer a title to payments which would have fallen due during that period had the claim been then accepted), and any such order may provide that the extension shall apply only to cases of any class or classes therein specified. Their different culture and tradition, along with the shared traumatic wartime experience, slowly came to be seen as assets contributing to community life. 2), F43Ss. . . 1951/174 (1951 I, p. 1369), F10Words repealed by Social Security Act 1980 (c. 30, SIF 113:1), ss. 8, 21, Sch. . That includes men who served in the German Army. Many of these settled in Scotland but, of the 180,000 members of the Polish Allied Forces who refused t… . 8, 21, Sch. (a)the Polish naval detachment mentioned in the agreement made between His Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom and the Government of Poland on the eighteenth day of November, nineteen hundred and thirty-nine. . (2)The Secretary of State may make arrangements with any other government department or other authority or person for the provision of services or the doing of things under this section, on his behalf and at his expense, by that authority or person. Ilford Park Polish Home (IPPH) is the last remaining home run by Veterans UK under the Polish Resettlement Act 1947. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. 3(11), F21S. . . . 6 para. . . . The provisions of this section shall have effect for the purpose of the application of this Act to Northern Ireland. The Act provided Polish refugees in the UK with entitlement to employment and to unemployment benefit. . . The Polish Resettlement Act was passed in 1947. 2009/82, art. F3, (4). . . The Polish contribution to World War II was outstanding, and directly led to the Polish Resettlement Act 1947 and the formation of the Polish British community as it exists today. (2)The Board may make provision for meeting the needs ([F22other than medical, surgical, optical, aural or dental needs], or needs as to education), and for promoting the welfare, of persons for whom accommodation is provided under this section, and may make such provision in such manner as appears to them most convenient, whether by themselves providing goods or services, by making payments to others for the provision thereof, . . The Clause goes on to say that those people will get pensions, including pensions for the dependants of those who have been killed in consequence of service during the 1939 world war. . . (6)A scheme or order made under this section shall, for the purpose of section three of the M1Rules Publication Act, 1893 (which relates to the printing of statutory rules), be deemed to be statutory rules within the meaning of that Act. II, F38Words substituted by National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1972 (c. 58), Sch. . Learning the English language became the basic step to be taken in pursuit of this ambitious plan. . . . . In March 1947, the Polish Resettlement Act officially allowed Polish people to remain and work in the UK. The Act also laid out the responsibilities of several government departments to provide health services, pension entitlement and education for the Poles. 8, 21, Sch. the Polish naval detachment mentioned in the agreement made between His Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom and the Government of Poland on the eighteenth day of November, nineteen hundred and thirty-nine. . . III and Statute Law Revision Act 1953 c. 5 (2 & 3 Eliz. Next following s. 3 extends to Northern Ireland only, References in s. 3 to the Supplementary Benefits Commission where ever occurring (except in s. 3(5)) are substituted by references to the Secretary of State by. . 4 above extends to England and Wales and Northern Ireland only. . . . . . . 5, 8, 9, 12(2) repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1953 c. 5 (2 & 3 Eliz. II, The amounts of the payments which may be required shall be such amounts, not exceeding what appears to, The amounts of the payments which may be required shall be such amounts, not exceeding what appears to the Assistance Board (in this Part of this Schedule referred to as “. . F49(4). . F12, (5). 7. . 1(2). . . . 3(7) substituted by Ministry of Social Security Act 1966 (c. 20), s. 39(2), Sch. 8, C9A dagger appended to a marginal note means that it is no longer accurate, C10References in s. 3 to the Supplementary Benefits Commission where ever occurring (except in s. 3(5)) are substituted by references to the Secretary of State by Social Security Act 1980 (c. 30, SIF 113:1), s. 20, Sch. . F35 needs as to mental or bodily health, of persons of any description [F36for whom the Secretary of State has power] to provide accommodation under section three of this Act, including any such services and things as are specified in the National Health Service (Scotland) Acts 1947 to 1972, as services or things which . 4 para. 1), F30Words repealed by National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973 (c. 32), ss. Blaszczyk, Agata. S. 4 above extends to England and Wales and Northern Ireland only. . (Author) HMSO (Publisher) Production date 1947 Place made London Dimensions. . ], S. 3 above extends to Northern Ireland only, “The Board” means the National Assistance Board. & O. 1(1)(b), Sch. III para. . . . 6), F32Words substituted by National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49, SIF 113:2), s. 129, Sch. 3(4)(5)(10) repealed by Social Security Act 1980 (c. 30, SIF 113:1), ss. Provision by the Secretary of State of health services. (3)Provisions of the said Royal Warrant applied by the scheme may be applied with modifications, or subject to conditions, limitations or exceptions[F2(including exceptions applying by virtue of a person's residence in Poland at any time prior to 1 May 2004)]. 7 Pt. . . . No changes have been applied to the text. . . †Provision by the Assistance Board of accommodation in camps. ], (8)[F15The Commission] shall have, in relation to a person for whom they have power to provide accommodation under this section the like right [F15to complain to a magistrates’ court as is conferred by [F16section 18 of the Supplementary Benefits Act 1976] in relation to a person whose requirements are or are included in those of a person to whom benefit under that Act is paid or by whom such benefit is claimed, and the powers of the court under that section shall be exercisable on such complaint. . . 8, 21, Sch. . . . section 26(3)(a) of the Supplementary Benefits Act 1976. shall apply to any proceedings under this section or under Part II of the Schedule to this Act. 7 Pt. Dams to Darnley Prisoner of war camp. 1 amended by S.I. An Act of Parliament was passed in February 1946 and in the middle of March Ernest Bevan formally advised all Poles could not be maintained in Britain (Cynk, 1998). Putting IDPs on the map: achievements and challenges, Protecting and assisting the internally displaced: the way forward, Delivering the goods: rethinking humanitarian logistics, Dilemmas of development induced displacement, Response Strategies of the Internally Displaced, Practical considerations for effective resettlement, The resettlement of Hungarian refugees in 1956, Surge and selection: power in the refugee resettlement regime, The internationalisation of resettlement: lessons from Syria and Bhutan, A ‘successful’ refugee resettlement programme: the case of Nepal, Putting refugees at the centre of resettlement in the UK, Southeast Asia and the disenchantment with resettlement. . 1(b), F15Words substituted by Ministry of Social Security Act 1966 (c. 20), s. 39(2), Sch. . It was known affectionately as the Winston Churchill promise and made the then Assistance Board responsible for meeting the needs of qualifying Poles and their dependants. . The Board may provide accommodation in camps, hostels or other establishments for persons in Great Britain being of any of the categories specified in subsection (2) of the last preceding section, or dependants of persons of any of those categories or of members of any of the Polish resettlement forces serving therewith, or persons formerly dependent on a person who was of any of those categories, or was such a member of any of those forces, at that former time. . The Polish Resettlement Corps 1946 to 1949 Britains Polish forces. . Non-signatory States and the international refugee regime. The annual expenditure of the Committee was estimated at about £1,000,000 during the first year of its existence, rising for 1948-49 to £1,500,000. POLISH RESETTLEMENT ACT 1947 (Author) PARLIAMENT. . 4, F33Words substituted by National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973 (c. 32), ss. persons who have been permitted to enter the United Kingdom on or after the first day of September, nineteen hundred and thirty-nine, as being followers of a body of Polish forces entering the United Kingdom and dependent thereon or on members thereof, as to which, in case of doubt, a certificate of the Secretary of State shall be conclusive. I, (1). The scheme, or any substituted scheme made under this subsection, may be amended by an order made by the Minister of Pensions with the consent of the Treasury, and, if it appears to him to be expedient, having regard to amendments made or to be made in any such scheme, that a new scheme should be substituted therefor, he may, with the consent of the Treasury, make a substituted scheme and thereby revoke the former scheme. 71-73. F40S. . Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. . . The Polish Resettlement Act - the first ever mass migration act of its type passed by Westminster - offered them help to settle into civilian life in the UK and eventually British citizenship. ‘The Resettlement of Polish Refugees After the Second World War’. . F57Words repealed by Social Security Act 1980(c. 30, SIF 113:1), ss. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing. 6 repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), Sch. Yalta was used by ruling communists to underline anti-Western sentiments . 5, 8, 9, 12(2) repealed by Statute Law Revision Act. 2(1), Sch. ], [F17(9)The provisions of [F18section 26(3)(a) of the Supplementary Benefits Act 1976] shall apply to any proceedings under this section or under Part II of the Schedule to this Act. 26 para. 6 para. . . This was the first time in the history of migration to the UK that this kind of legislation was brought out, directed uniquely at a refugee group. . . . 1, Sch. 2, Sch. 5 Pt. . Sections 45 and 52 of the National Assistance Act 1948 (which provide respectively for the recovery of expenditure incurred by the Board in consequence of misrepresentation of non-disclosure, and for the prosecution of persons wilfully making false statements in connexion with the grant of benefits under that Act) shall apply as respects benefits under this section with the substitution, for references to expenditure incurred under that Act of references to expenditure incurred under this Act, and for references to any sum recoverable, or any benefit or liability, under that Act of references to any sum recoverable or any benefit or liability under this Act, The Board shall have, in relation to a person for which they have power to provide accommodation under this section the like right to complain. The EU-Turkey deal: what happens to people who return to Turkey? Affectionately known as ‘Little Poland’ by residents and locals, IPPH is the last remaining home run by the MOD under the Polish Resettlement Act 1947. 6: Functions transferred (W.) (1.7.1999) by S.I. . The Polish contribution to World War II was outstanding, and directly led to the Polish Resettlement Act 1947 and the formation of the Polish British community as it exists today. . 7 Pt. . . . . . Disclaimer . When they discovered that we are a hard-working lot, they began to like us, I think.” Next following s. 4 extends to Scotland only, F27Words repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1953 c. 5 (2 & 3 Eliz. 3 Pt. 1(1)(b), F12S. After the War. 2005/3175, art. . . . (5)In the application of the Schedule to Scotland—. 78, Words in s. 11(3)(b) substituted (27.9.2005) by. 1, F5Words in s. 2(2)(c) substituted (5.12.2005) by Civil Partnership Act 2004 (c. 33), s. 263(8)(a), Sch. (3)The expenses of the Secretary of State under this section shall be defrayed out of moneys provided by Parliament. . whole: Dimensions: 25cm., Pagination: [2], 14p. Chitty. . for whom the Secretary of State has power. (1)The provisions of this section shall have effect for the purpose of the application of this Act to Northern Ireland. Next following s. 4 extends to Scotland only, Words repealed by Statute Law Revision Act, Words in s. 4(1) substituted (1.3.2007) by, Words in s. 4(1) substituted (28.6.1995 for enabling the making of any regulations, orders, directions, schemes or appointments for which they provide and 1.4.1996 for all other purposes) by virtue of. Functions of Minister of Pensions now exercisable by Secretary of State: Functions of Minister of Social Security now exercisable by Secretary of State: Words of enactment omitted under authority of, A dagger appended to a marginal note means that it is no longer accurate. . 1, F46Words substituted by National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1972) (c. 58), Sch. 11(4) repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), Sch. F37 the Secretary of State, [F38Health Boards], executive councils or other persons is or are authorised or required to provide or do, or may be authorised or required to provide or do, by or under that Act, and any services and things the provision or doing of which is within the duties of local authorities under the M3Mental Health (Scotland) Act, 1960. . Details at www.fmreview.org/copyright. . The Committee’s aim of adapting Polish exiles to a new life was slowly being achieved. . (3)The [F8Commission] may make arrangements with any government department or other authority or person for the provision of benefits under this section, on behalf and at the expense of the [F8Minister of Social Security], by that authority or person. . 1, F7Words in s. 2(2)(c) substituted (5.12.2005) by Civil Partnership Act 2004 (c. 33), s. 263(8)(a), Sch. 8, 21, Sch. Subsidiary Provisions as to Allowances from the Assistance Board, and as to Charges for Accommodation, etc., provided by them. A significant number of Poles, however, came to the UK during the Second World War either as servicemen in the Polish Allied Forces, refugees, or members of the Polish Resettlement Corps (PRC). Initially meant only for Polish servicemen who had fought alongside British forces, the Polish Resettlement Act 1947 was later expanded to include any displaced Poles. Any person who, in connection with the ascertainment of amounts which he may be reasonably required to pay under subsection (6) of section three of this Act, knowingly makes any false statement or false representation as to the circumstances affecting him shall be liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months. . . . 5 Pt. . Humanitarian reform: fulfilling its promise? . The Secretary of State may make arrangements with any other government department or other authority or person for the provision of services or the doing of things under this section, on his behalf and at his expense, by that authority or person. . . 1 Group 4, C18Functions of Minister of Labour and National Service now exercisable by Secretary of State for S.I. (7)Payments under a scheme made under this section shall be made out of moneys provided by Parliament. . . This date is our basedate. By October 1946, some 120,000 Polish troops has been quartered in 265 camps throughout the UK. . The first step was the founding of the Polish Resettlement Corps (PRC) in May 1946. . Large numbers, after occupying resettlement camps of the Polish Resettlement Corps, later settled in London, many recruited as European Volunteer Workers. 8, 21, Sch. . . . 1920, took place on or after the first day of September, nineteen hundred and thirty-nine, and who have been permitted to enter, or to remain in, the United Kingdom in view of circumstances attributable to war, as to which, in case of doubt, a certificate of the Secretary of State shall be conclusive; (b)former members of any of the forces mentioned in subsection (1) of section one of this Act (including the naval detachment therein mentioned), and members of any of those forces relegated from service therewith; (c)wives [F4or civil partners of persons] of categories (a) and (b), and any [F5person] who, having been the wife [F6or civil partner of a person] of either of those categories, has ceased to be, and has not [F7subsequently married or formed a civil partnership]; (d)persons who have been permitted to enter the United Kingdom on or after the first day of September, nineteen hundred and thirty-nine, as being followers of a body of Polish forces entering the United Kingdom and dependent thereon or on members thereof, as to which, in case of doubt, a certificate of the Secretary of State shall be conclusive. 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