Paragraph 45 – The Social Security Fraud Act 2001 (c.11).
839.Section 6C of the Social Security Fraud Act 2001 relates to loss of benefit in the case of a conviction. Paragraph 45(2) removes reference to probation order as a consequence of section 14 of this Act. There is no requirement to replace this reference with community payback order as a community payback order is a sentence following conviction.
840.Section 7 relates to loss of benefit as a consequence of benefit offences. Subsection (9)(b) defines conviction as including the imposition of a probation order by a Scottish court. Paragraph 45(3) repeals the reference to probation order. As in the paragraph above, there is no requirement to replace this reference with community payback order.