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The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1988


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6.  After paragraph (9) add the following paragraphs—

(10) The Department may nominate for an area a social fund officer to issue general guidance to the other social fund officers in the area about such matters relating to the social fund as the Department may specify.

(11) In determining any question under Article 34 or reviewing a question under Article 35 a social fund officer shall take account (subject to any directions or guidance issued by the Department under either of those Articles) or any guidance issued by the social fund officer nominated for his area under this paragraph (10).

(12) A social fund inspector reviewing a determination shall be under the same duties in relation to such guidance as the social fund officer or inspector who made the determination..

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