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Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2008


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The Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 7)

9.  In section 22 of the Contributions and Benefits Act (earnings factors) after subsection (5) (regulations may provide for crediting of contributions) insert—

(5A) Section 23A below makes provision for the crediting of Class 3 contributions for the purpose of determining entitlement to the benefits to which that section applies..

10.  In section 172 of the Contributions and Benefits Act (Assembly, etc. control of regulations and orders) in subsection (2) (regulations and orders subject to confirmatory procedure) after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)the first regulations made by virtue of section 23A(3)(c) above;.

The Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007 (c. 2)

11.  In Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007 (employment and support allowance: additional conditions) in paragraph 1 (conditions relating to national insurance) in sub-paragraph (5) (meaning of “benefit”) after paragraph (c) insert—

(ca)credits under section 23A of that Act,.

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