- 1912-1948 (Creation)
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7 volumes (0.31 linear metres)
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The Insurance Committees' function was to deal with claims for treatment under the National Insurance Act (1911). They operated via various sub-committees - namely Finance, Sanatorium Benefit and Medical Benefit committees to make provision for sickness and maternity benefit. The operations of the committees were restructured under the National Health Insurance (Scotland) Act of 1937, and their function ceased entirely with the beginning of the National Health Service.
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Forfarshire/Angus minutes 1913-1947, miscellaneous 1930s; Perth/Kinross minutes 1912-1930; Arbroath minutes 1936-1948.
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Records are arranged chronologically within series.
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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.
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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.
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The records are on paper.
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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997
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