—(1) The Board may after 1st June 1984 accept any cash grant made by the Government for the benefit of any person who qualifies for such grant under any approved scheme, and the Board shall credit the cash grant into such account of that person as the Minister may direct.
(2) Any cash grant paid into the Fund under subsection (1) shall be deemed to be contributions for the purposes of this Act and such cash grant or interest thereon may be withdrawn under the provisions of this Act for such purposes and in such manner as may be prescribed by the regulations.
(3) Notwithstanding anything in this Act, the Board shall be entitled to recover on behalf of the Government any cash grant paid into the Fund for the benefit of any person, together with any interest which he is liable to pay to the Government under the terms of the cash grant, from any money standing to the credit of that person in the Fund if he —
has obtained the cash grant by means of any false or misleading statement or any document that is false or misleading in any particular; or
has committed a breach of any of the terms and conditions of the cash grant.
(4) Any money recovered by the Board from any person under subsection (3) shall be refunded forthwith to the Government.
(5) In this section —
“approved scheme” means a scheme approved by the Minister;
“cash grant” means a cash grant made by the Government under any approved scheme.