Collection THB 15 - Insurance Committees

Identity area

Reference code

THB 15

Title

Insurance Committees

Date(s)

  • 1912-1948 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

7 volumes (0.31 linear metres)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Forfarshire/Angus minutes 1913-1947, miscellaneous 1930s; Perth/Kinross minutes 1912-1930; Arbroath minutes 1936-1948.

Accruals

Not expected

System of arrangement

Records are arranged chronologically within series.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

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.

Conditions governing reproduction

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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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

The records are on paper.

Finding aids

Descriptive list. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

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Description identifier

THB 15

Rules and/or conventions used

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

Status

Catalogued

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

  • English

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