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Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act (Northern Ireland)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I CHILD SUPPORT

    1. Maintenance calculations and default and interim maintenance decisions

      1. 1.Maintenance calculations and terminology

      2. 2.Applications under Article 7 of the Child Support Order

      3. 3.Applications by persons claiming or receiving benefit

      4. 4.Default and interim maintenance decisions

    2. Applications for a variation

      1. 5.Departure from usual rules for calculating maintenance

      2. 6.Applications for a variation: further provisions

      3. 7.Variations: revision and supersession

    3. Revision and supersession of decisions

      1. 8.Revision of decisions

      2. 9.Decisions superseding earlier decisions

    4. Appeals

      1. 10.Appeals to appeal tribunals

      2. 11.Redetermination of appeals

    5. Information

      1. 12.Information required by the Department

      2. 13.Information – offences

      3. 14.Inspectors

    6. Parentage

      1. 15.Presumption of parentage in child support cases

    7. Disqualification from driving

      1. 16.Disqualification from driving

    8. Financial penalties

      1. 17.Financial penalties

      2. 18.Reduced benefit decisions

    9. Miscellaneous

      1. 19.Voluntary payments

      2. 20.Recovery of child support maintenance by deduction from benefit

      3. 21.Jurisdiction

      4. 22.Abolition of the child maintenance bonus

      5. 23.Periodical reviews

      6. 24.Regulations

      7. 25.Amendments

      8. 26.Temporary compensation payment scheme

      9. 27.Pilot schemes

      10. 28.Transitional provisions, savings, etc

  3. PART II PENSIONS

    1. CHAPTER I STATE PENSIONS

      1. State second pension

        1. 29.Earnings from which pension derived

        2. 30.Calculation

        3. 31.Calculation of Category B retirement pension

        4. 32.Revaluation

        5. 33.Supplementary

      2. Earnings factors

        1. 34.Modification of earnings factors

      3. Preservation of rights in respect of additional pensions

        1. 35.Preservation of rights in respect of additional pensions

      4. Other provisions

        1. 36.Home responsibilities protection

        2. 37.Sharing of state scheme rights

        3. 38.Disclosure of state pension information

    2. CHAPTER II OCCUPATIONAL AND PERSONAL PENSION SCHEMES

      1. Selection of trustees and of directors of corporate trustees

        1. 39.Member-nominated trustees

        2. 40.Corporate trustees

        3. 41.Employer’s proposals for selection of trustees or directors

        4. 42.Non-compliance in relation to arrangements or proposals

      2. Winding-up of schemes

        1. 43.Information to be given to the Authority

        2. 44.Modification of scheme to secure winding-up

        3. 45.Reports about winding-up

        4. 46.Directions for facilitating winding-up

      3. Other provisions

        1. 47.Restriction on index-linking where annuity tied to investments

        2. 48.Information for members of schemes, etc

        3. 49.Jurisdiction of the Pensions Ombudsman

        4. 50.Investigations by the Pensions Ombudsman

        5. 51.Prohibition on different rules for overseas residents, etc

        6. 52.Miscellaneous amendments and alternative to anti-franking rules

  4. PART III SOCIAL SECURITY

    1. Loss of benefit

      1. 53.Loss of benefit for breach of community order

      2. 54.Loss of joint-claim jobseeker’s allowance

      3. 55.Information provision

      4. 56.Loss of benefit regulations

      5. 57.Appeals relating to loss of benefit

    2. Investigation powers

      1. 58.Investigation powers

    3. Housing benefit

      1. 59.Housing benefit: revisions and appeals

      2. 60.Discretionary financial assistance with housing

      3. 61.Grants towards cost of discretionary housing payments

      4. 62.Recovery of housing benefit

    4. Child benefit

      1. 63.Child benefit disregards

    5. Social Security Advisory Committee

      1. 64.Social Security Advisory Committee

  5. PART IV MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 65.Tests for determining paternity

      2. 66.Declarations of status

    2. Supplemental

      1. 67.Repeals

      2. 68.Commencement and transitional provisions

      3. 69.Short title and interpretation

  6. SCHEDULES:

    1. Schedule 1

      Substituted Part I of Schedule 1 to the Child Support Order

    2. Schedule 2

      Substituted Schedules 4A and 4B to the Child Support Order

      1. Part I Substituted Schedule 4A

      2. Part II Substituted Schedule 4B

    3. Schedule 3

      Amendment of statutory provisions relating to child support

    4. Schedule 4

      Additional pension

    5. Schedule 5

      Pensions: miscellaneous amendments and alternative to anti-franking rules

      1. Part I Miscellaneous amendments

      2. Part II Alternative to anti-franking rules

    6. Schedule 6

      Social security investigation powers

    7. Schedule 7

      Housing benefit: revisions and appeals

    8. Schedule 8

      Declarations of status: consequential amendments

    9. Schedule 9

      Repeals

      1. Part I Child support

      2. Part II State pensions

      3. Part III Occupational and personal pension schemes

      4. Part IV Loss of benefit

      5. Part V Investigation powers

      6. Part VI Housing benefit

      7. Part VII Tests for determining parentage and declarations of status

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