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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007

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The Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (NI 2)

5.—(1) The Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 2 (interpretation), in paragraph (2), after the definition of “income-based jobseeker’s allowance” insert—

“income-related employment and support allowance” means an income-related allowance under Part 1 of the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007 (employment and support allowance);.

(3) In Article 18 (duty of authority to provide personal social services for children in need, their families and others), in paragraph (9) (persons exempt from repayment of assistance), for “or of an income-based jobseeker’s allowance” substitute “, of an income-based jobseeker’s allowance or of an income-related employment and support allowance”.

(4) In Article 18C (direct payments), in paragraph (7) (persons in relation to whom special provision applies), in sub-paragraph (b), for “or of an income-based jobseeker’s allowance” substitute “, of an income-based jobseeker’s allowance or of an income-related employment and support allowance”.

(5) In Article 24 (recoupment of costs of providing services, etc.), in paragraph (3) (exempt persons), for “or of an income-based jobseeker’s allowance” substitute “, of an income-based jobseeker’s allowance or of an income-related employment and support allowance”.

(6) In Article 39 (liability to contribute), in paragraph (4) (persons exempt from liability to contribute), for “or of an income-based jobseeker’s allowance” substitute “, of an income-based jobseeker’s allowance or of an income-related employment and support allowance”.

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