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The Social Security(Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Questions arising for determination by the Department

1.—(1) In section 93 of the principal Act (questions for the Department), after subsection (2) insert the following subsection—

(2A) Regulations may make provision restricting the persons who may apply to the Department for the determination of any such question as is mentioned in subsection (1) above..

(2) In section 115 of that Act (power to make procedure regulations), in subsection (5) (declaration of extent of certain powers) after “declared” insert “(a)” and at the end of that subsection add


(b)that the power to provide for the manner in which questions arising for determination by the Department are to be raised includes power to make provision with respect to the formulation of any such questions (whether arising on a reference under section 139 below or otherwise)..

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