§ (2) There shall in each year be charged on the Women's Equalisation Fund and distributed among approved societies in manner provided by a scheme to be made by the National Health Insurance Joint Committee, with the approval of the Treasury, such sum not exceeding eight shillings in respect of each of the total number (calculated in the prescribed manner) of married women who are members of approved societies as may be ascertained in accordance with the said scheme.
§ (3) Subject as hereinafter provided, there shall in respect of each year be carried to the Women's Equalisation Fund out of moneys provided by Parliament such sum as will suffice to meet the charges thereon:
§ Provided that the sum to be carried to the Fund in respect of each of the years nineteen hundred and thirteen, nineteen hundred and fourteen, nineteen hundred and fifteen, and nineteen hundred and sixteen, shall, instead of being provided as aforesaid, be provided out of the 2032 moneys voted by Parliament before the commencement of this Act in aid of the provision of sickness benefit for women, and in so far as the moneys so voted are insufficient to meet the aggregate charges on the fund in respect of those four years shall be provided out of the moneys retained by the Insurance Commissioners under Sub-section (3) of Section fifty-five of the principal Act towards discharging their liabilities to approved societies in respect of reserve values.
§ Lords Amendments:
§ In Sub-section (2), after the word "societies" ["who are members of approved societies"], insert the words "and who are employed contributors."—Agreed to.
§ In Sub-section (3), leave out the words "retained by the Insurance Commissioners under Sub-section (3) of Section fifty-five of the Principal Act" and insert instead thereof the word "applicable"—Agreed to.
§ Leave out the words "their liabilities" ["discharging their liabilities to approved societies"] and insert, instead thereof the words "the liabilities of the Insurance Commissioners."—Agreed to.