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The Social Security(Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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1.  In Article 37 (earner’s guaranteed minimum), after paragraph (2) insert the following paragraph—

(2A) Where the amount of a person’s earnings for any period is relevant for any purpose of paragraph (1) or (2) and the Department is satisfied that records of those earnings have not been maintained or retained or are otherwise unobtainable, the Department may for that purpose—

(a)compute, in such manner as it thinks fit, an amount which shall be regarded as the amount of those earnings; or

(b)take their amount to be such sum as it may specify in the particular case..

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