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The Social Security(Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Consultations about subordinate legislation

11.—(1) In section 9 of the Social Security Act 1980(1) (the Social Security Advisory Committee), in subsection (7) (meaning of “the relevant Northern Ireland enactments”, etc.), at the end of paragraph (c) add “and Part II of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 and Schedule 5 to the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1989”.

(2) In Article 62 of the 1986 Order (consultations about subordinate legislation), for paragraphs (5) and (6) substitute the following paragraphs—

(5) Except to the extent that this paragraph is excluded by any statutory provision passed or made after this Order, nothing in any statutory provision shall require the reference to the Committee of any regulations contained in either—

(a)a statutory rule made before the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the coming into operation of the statutory provision under which those regulations are made; or

(b)a statutory rule—

(i)which states that it contains only regulations made by virtue of, or consequential upon, a specified statutory provision; and

(ii)which is made before the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the coming into operation of that specified statutory provision.

(6) In this Article “regulations” means regulations under this Order or under any other statutory provision, whenever passed or made..

(3) In Schedule 3 to the Social Security Act 1980, in Part II (regulations not requiring prior submission to the committee), in paragraph 15AA, for the words from “and corresponding” to the end of the paragraph substitute “or under paragraphs 1 to 5 of Schedule 4 to the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1986”.

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