87. Where the law of a State provides for the payment of benefits similar to the benefits provided for in this Act, the Minister may, subject to the applicable legislative provisions, enter into a social security agreement with the Government of that State or with a department or agency of that State.
The agreement may, in particular, include
(1) provisions relating to the application of all or some of the provisions of this Act or of the law of that State;
(2) special provisions relating to entitlement to benefits under this Act and to the conditions that must be met to receive such benefits;
(3) the procedure for communicating the necessary information.
For the purpose of giving effect to such an agreement, the Government may, by regulation, determine the manner in which this Act is to apply to a case covered by the agreement, adapt the provisions of this Act to such a case and take the necessary action to implement the agreement.