It was not until 1908 with an act which began pensions for the elderly, and the National Insurance Act 1911 which provided against illness and unemployment, that the building bricks of the modern welfare state were formed.
What does NIA stand for?
NIA stands for National Insurance Act (various locations)
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We have 184 other meanings of NIA in our Acronym Attic
- National Indoor Arena (UK)
- National Infantry Association
- National Information Account
- National Information Accounts Clearinghouse
- National Information Association
- National Institute of Accountants
- National Institute of Aerospace
- National Institute on Aging (US NIH; also seen as NIOA)
- National Insulation Association
- National Insulator Association
- National Intelligence Agency (South Africa and Thailand)
- National Intelligence Application (police incident code; New Zealand)
- National Investigation Agency (India)
- National Irrigation Administration (Philippines)
- Nature Improvement Area (Natural England; UK)
- Nature in Art (UK museum)
- Naval Intelligence Assessment
- Navy Industrial Association
- Nearest International Airport
- Neoplasia Intra-Epitelial Anal (Portugese)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Lloyd George's National Insurance Act and Unemployment Insurance Act (1911) provided support for sick, disabled and unemployed people.
Under the terms of the National Insurance Act men could receive 10 shillings a week if they fell ill, with women eligible for seven shillings and sixpence.
As a result of the National Insurance act of 1948, the Royal Liver's own national health section was absorbed into the state.
Everything changed with the passing of the 1911 National Insurance Act, which introduced sick pay and unemployment benefit.
During the debates of the National Insurance Act, the opposition Tory Health spokesman, Dr Charles Hill, said: "This (the NHS) will mean that people will only be treated by the 'Government's doctor' with no right of choice - a bureaucratic tyranny.
More recently, Senator John Sununu (R-NH) co-sponsored a bill with Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) called the National Insurance Act of 2006 (and again with a bill for the National Insurance Act of 2007).
builds on Royce and Bean's earlier National Insurance Act, which died in the last Congress.