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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

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PART 2AMENDMENTS OF OTHER STATUTORY PROVISIONS

The Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 8)

24.  In section 2A of the Administration Act (claim or full entitlement to certain benefits conditional on work-focused interview), at the end add—

(9) For the purposes of this section—

(a)the references in subsections (4)(a) and (5)(c) to a relevant benefit include references to a jobseeker’s allowance in relation to which a person is required to take part in a work-focused interview by virtue of regulations made under Article 13A of the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995;

(b)the reference in subsection (5)(c) to any reduction of the amount of benefit payable to any person under subsection (4)(b) includes a reference to any reduction of the amount of a jobseeker’s allowance payable in respect of that person by virtue of those regulations..

The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (NI 10)

25.  In paragraph 3(d) of Schedule 3 to the 1998 Order (decisions against which an appeal lies), after “Article 21” insert “or 22A”.

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

26.  In section 1(6) of the Welfare Reform Act (employment and support allowance), in the definition of “joint-claim jobseeker’s allowance”, for “Article 3(2B)” substitute “Article 3B”.

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