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social insurance

    (in relation to a class of contract of insurance) the class of contract of insurance, specified in paragraph IX of Part II of Schedule 1 to the Regulated Activities Order (Contracts of long-term insurance), of a kind referred to in article 1(3) of the First Life Directive ("operations relating to the length of human life which are prescribed by or provided for in social insurance legislation, when they are effected or managed at their own risk by assurance undertakings in accordance with the laws of an EEA State"). 5