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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1980.
(2) The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Acts 1975 to 1979 and this Order may be cited together as the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Acts 1975 to 1980.
(3) Subject to paragraph (4), this Order shall come into operation forthwith.
(4) The following provisions of this Order shall come into operation on such day or days as the Head of the Department may by order appointF1
(a)Article 7 (except paragraph (4)) and Articles 8, 9 and 11;
(b)Part I, and paragraph 10, of Schedule 1;
(d)in Schedule 3 paragraphs 1, 5 to 8 and 10 and 11;
(e)Part II of Schedule 4.
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2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 [1954 c.33] shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
(2) In this Order—
“the Department” means the Department of Health and Social Services;
“the National Insurance Fund” means the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund;
“the Pensions Order” means the Social Security Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1975 [1975 NI 15] ;
Definitions rep. by 1992 c. 9
Art. 3 rep. by 1992 c. 9
4. Para. (1) rep. by 1992 c. 9
Para. (2) rep. by 1989 NI 13
Para. (3) rep. by 1993 c. 49
Para. (4) rep. by 1984 NI 8
Para. (5) rep. by 1985 NI 16
Paras. (6)‐(9) rep. by 1993 c. 49
Para. (10) rep. by 1992 c. 9
Para. (11) rep. by 1993 c. 49
5. Para. (1) rep. by 1993 c. 49
Para. (2) rep. by 1992 c. 9
Paras. (3), (4) rep. by 1986 NI 18
Paras. (5)‐(7) rep. by 1992 c. 9
6. Para. (1) rep. by 1992 c. 9
Paras. (2)‐(4) rep. by 1986 NI 18
7.—(1) The Supplementary Benefits (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 [1977 NI 27] shall have effect with the amendments specified in Part I of Schedule 2, and except where the context otherwise requires references in that Part to Articles and Schedules are to Articles of and Schedules to that Order.
Paras. (2)‐(4) rep. by 1992 c. 9
Art. 8 rep. by 1986 NI 18
Art. 9 rep. by 1992 c. 9
Art. 10 rep. by 1992 c. 9
Art. 11 rep. by 1986 NI 18
Arts. 12‐14 rep. by 1992 c. 9
15. Para. (1), with Schedule 3, effects amendments
Para. (2) rep. by 1992 c. 9
Para. (3) rep. by 1986 NI 18
Art.16, with Schedule 4, effects repeals
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