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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1988.

(2) Articles 3 to 12 (including Schedules 1 to 3), and this Article, Article 2 and Articles 15 to 17 (including Schedules 4 and 5) so far as they have effect for the purposes of Articles 3 to 12, may be cited together with the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Acts 1975 to 1986 and the Social Fund (Maternity and Funeral Expenses) (Northern Ireland) Order 1987F1 as the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Acts 1975 to 1988.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), this Order shall come into operation on such day or days as the Head of the Department may by order appointF2.

(4) The following provisions of this Order shall come into operation on 1st April 1988—

  • this Article and Article 2;

  • F3...

  • Article 16(2), so far as it relates to—


    sections 45, 45A, 46, 47B and 66 of the principal Act;


    Schedule 1 to the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1980F4; and


    Article 15(4)(a) of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1985F5;

  • Article 17.

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F11987 NI 8

F2partly excercised by SR 1988/126, 254, 380

F41980 NI 8

F51985 NI 16

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