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

8  The Administration Act is amended as follows.N.I.

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I1Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

9  In section 1 (entitlement to benefit dependent on claim), in subsection (4), before paragraph (a) insert—N.I.

(zb)state pension or a lump sum under Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;.

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I2Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

10  In section 5 (regulations about claims for and payments of benefits), in subsection (2), before paragraph (a) insert—N.I.

(zb)state pension or a lump sum under Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;.

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I3Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

11  In section 69 (overpayments - general), in subsection (11), before paragraph (a) insert—N.I.

(za)state pension or a lump sum under Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;.

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I4Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

12  In section 71 (overlapping benefits - general)—N.I.

(a)in subsection (1), after “adjusting” insert “ state pension under Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 or ”;

(b)in subsection (4), before paragraph (a) insert—

(za)state pension under Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;.

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I5Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

13  In section 115CA (interpretation of Part 6), in subsection (1), before paragraph (i) insert—N.I.

(hl)Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;.

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I6Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

14  In section 116B (supply of other government information for fraud prevention and verification), in subsection (3)(b), before “or this Act” insert “ , Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 ”.N.I.

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I7Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

15  In section 118 (regulations as to notification of deaths), in subsection (1), before “and this Act” insert “ , Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 ”.N.I.

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I8Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

16  After section 130AB insert—N.I.

130AC    Revaluation for transitional pensions under Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

(1) Whenever the Secretary of State makes an order under section 148AC of the Great Britain Administration Act (revaluation for transitional pensions under Pensions Act 2014), the Department may make a corresponding order for Northern Ireland.

(2) The percentage specified in an order under subsection (1) is the “revaluing percentage” for the purposes of paragraph 6(5) of Schedule 1 to the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015..

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I9Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

17  After section 132A insert—N.I.

132B    Up-rating of transitional state pensions under Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Whenever the Secretary of State makes an order under section 151A of the Great Britain Administration Act (up-rating of transitional state pensions under Pensions Act 2014), the Department may make a corresponding order for Northern Ireland..

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I10Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

18—(1) Section 135A (power to anticipate pensions up-rating order) is amended as follows.N.I.

(2) In subsection (1)(a)—

(a)for “150 or 150A” substitute “ 150, 150A or 151A ”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (i), after “by way of” insert “ state pension under the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015, ”.

(3) In subsection (2), after “an award is made of” insert “ a state pension, ”.

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I11Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

19—(1) Section 143 (general financial arrangements) is amended as follows.N.I.

(2) In subsection (1), before paragraph (a) insert—

(za)state pension and lump sums under Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;.

(3) In subsection (2)(a), after “Contributions and Benefits Act” insert “ , Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 ”.

(4) In subsection (3)(b), after “that Act” insert “ or Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 ”.

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I12Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

20  In section 149 (Social Security Advisory Committee), in subsection (5) in the definition of “the relevant enactments”, before paragraph (b) insert—N.I.

(am)the provisions of Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;.

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I13Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

21—(1) Section 155 (reciprocal agreements) is amended as follows.N.I.

(2) In subsection (3)(a), before “and the Contributions and Benefits Act” insert “ , Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 ”.

(3) In subsection (4), before paragraph (b) insert—

(ag)to Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;.

(4) In subsection (5)—

(a)after “Act 2007” insert “ or Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 ”;

(b)after paragraph (ac) insert—

(ad)state pension under Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;.

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I14Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

22  In section 163 (inalienability), in subsection (1), before paragraph (a) insert—N.I.

(zb)state pension under Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015;.

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I15Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

23  In section 166 (Assembly control of orders and regulations), in subsection (2)(b) after “132A,” insert “ 132B, ”.N.I.

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I16Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

24  In section 167(1) (interpretation), in the definition of “benefit”, before “a jobseeker's allowance” insert “ state pension under Part 1 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015, ”.N.I.

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I17Sch. 12 in operation at 6.4.2016 so far as not brought into operation earlier by an order, see s. 53(1)(3)

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