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    4(in relation to a class of contract of insurance) the class of contract of insurance, specified in paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 1 to the Regulated Activities Order (Contracts of general insurance), providing fixed pecuniary benefits or benefits in the nature of indemnity (or a combination of both) against risks of the person insured or, in the case of a contract made under section 140, 140A or 140B of the Local Government Act 1972 (or, in Scotland, section 86(1) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973), a person for whose benefit the contract is made:

      1. (a) sustaining injury as the result of an accident or of an accident of a specified class; or
      1. (b) dying as a result of an accident or an accident of a specified class; or
      1. (c) becoming incapacitated in consequence of disease or of disease of a specified class;

    including contracts relating to industrial injury and occupational disease but excluding contracts within paragraph 2 of Part I of Schedule 1 to the Regulated Activities Order (Sickness) and contracts within paragraph IV of Part II of that Schedule (Permanent health).