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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007

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Contributory allowance: modification in relation to employment on ships etc.

7.—(1) Regulations may modify any provision of this Part, so far as relating to a contributory allowance, in its application to any person who is, has been, or is to be—

(a)employed on board any ship, vessel, hovercraft or aircraft, or

(b)outside Northern Ireland at any prescribed time or in any prescribed circumstances.

(2) Regulations under this paragraph may, in particular, provide—

(a)for any provision of this Part to apply even though it would not otherwise apply;

(b)for any such provision not to apply even though it would otherwise apply;

(c)for the taking of evidence, in a country or territory outside Northern Ireland, by a consular official or other prescribed person;

(d)for enabling the whole, or any part, of a contributory allowance to be paid to such of the claimant’s dependants as may be prescribed.

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