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noun social welfare (in Britain)

a list of the disabled people in its area that a local authority has a duty to compile under the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970. Eligibility for certain welfare benefits may depend on registration
a different list of disabled people, kept by the Manpower Services Commission for employment purposesSee also green card, registered disabled

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