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Social Security Fraud Act (Northern Ireland) 2001

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16.  The statutory provisions mentioned in the Schedule are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the second column of that Schedule.

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17.—(1) Sections 1 to 16 shall come into operation on such day or days as may be appointed by order made by the Department.

(2) The power under this section to appoint a day for the coming into operation of sections 1 and 2 shall not authorise the appointment for those purposes of any day before the issue of the code of practice that must be issued under section 3.

Short title and interpretation

18.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Social Security Fraud Act (Northern Ireland) 2001.

(2) In this Act—

“the Administration Act” means the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 8);

“the Contributions and Benefits Act” means the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 7);

“the Department” means the Department for Social Development;

“the Jobseekers Order” means the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (NI 15);

“statutory provision” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c. 33).

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