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The Disability Living Allowance and Disability Working Allowance (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1.Title, citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Disability living allowance

    1. 3.Introduction of disability living allowance

    2. 4.Attendance allowance and mobility allowance

    3. 5.Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board for Northern Ireland

    4. 6.Management of disability living allowance and attendance allowance, etc.

    5. 7.Regulations supplementary to Articles 3 to 6

  4. Disability working allowance

    1. 8.Introduction of disability working allowance

    2. 9.Disability working allowance–supplementary

    3. 10.Effect on entitlement to family credit of entitlement to disability working allowance

    4. ll.Entitlement to other benefits after termination of entitlement to disability working allowance

  5. General

    1. 12.Repeals

    2. 13.Supplementary

    3. 14.Regulations

  6. Signature

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      MANAGEMENT OF DISABILITY LIVING ALLOWANCE AND ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE

      1. 1.The principal Act shall be amended as follows.

      2. Adjudication

        1. 2.In section 98(1) (a) at the beginning insert “Subject to...

        2. 3.(1) In subsection (1) of section 99, after “section 98”...

      3. Reviews and appeals

        1. 4.In section 100— (a) in subsection (1), after “question,” insert...

        2. 5.After section 100 insert the following sections— Reviews of decisions...

        3. 6.In section 101— (a) in subsection (1), after “local tribunal”...

        4. 7.(1) In section 102(1) (a) after “local tribunal” insert “,...

        5. 8.In section 104 insert “other than a decision relating to...

        6. 9.After section 104 insert the following section— Reviews of decisions...

        7. 10.In section 115(2), after “social security appeal tribunal,” insert “a...

        8. 11.In section 115A(2), after paragraph (d) insert the following paragraph—...

        9. 12.In section 115B(2), after paragraph (c) insert the following paragraph—...

        10. 13.After section 115B insert the following sections— References of claims...

      4. Disability appeal tribunals

        1. 14.On the commencement of this paragraph, and by virtue of...

        2. 15.For paragraph 1A(1) of Schedule 10 and the heading immediately...

        3. 16.After that Schedule insert the following Schedule— SCHEDULE IOA DISABILITY...

        4. 17.In paragraph 7A of Schedule 13 (procedure regulations), after “social...

      5. Financial arrangements

        1. 18.In section 129(2), after paragraph (c) insert the following paragraph—...

      6. Making of claim condition of entitlement

        1. 19.In section 154A(3), for the words from “for an attendance”...

      7. Definitions

        1. 20.In Schedule 17— (a) insert at the appropriate point the...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DISABILITY LIVING ALLOWANCE AND ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE: AMENDMENTS

      1. The Vehicles (Excise) Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 (c. 10)

        1. 1.In section 7(2) (exemption from duty of vehicles used by...

      2. The principal Act

        1. 2.(1) In section 35(2B)(b) (which relates to attendance allowance for...

        2. 3.In section 37(2) (invalid care allowance) after “attendance allowance” insert...

        3. 4.In section 154D(4) (restrictions on entitlement to benefit in certain...

      3. The Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

        1. 5.In Part II of Schedule 1 (bodies of which all...

        2. 6.In Part III (other disqualifying offices) of that Schedule—

      4. The Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (NI 11)

        1. 7.In Article 10(1) (mobility allowances for certain persons eligible for...

      5. The Social Security Act 1980 (c. 30)

        1. 8.In paragraph 12 of Part 11 of Schedule 3 (regulations...

      6. The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1980 (NI 8)

        1. 9.In Article 12 (proof of decisions of statutory authorities), at...

      7. The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 1)

        1. 10.In Article 129C(2)(a) (payments in respect of applicants for exemption...

      8. The 1986 Order

        1. 11.Insert the words “(other than attendance allowance and disability living...

        2. 12.In Schedule 6 (Christmas bonus for pensioners), in paragraph 1(2),...

      9. The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (NI 13)

        1. 13.In Part I of Schedule 2 (persons employed in social...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      DISABILITY WORKING ALLOWANCE: AMENDMENTS

      1. PART I AMENDMENTS OF 1986 ORDER

        1. 1.The 1986 Order shall be amended as follows.

        2. Administration

          1. 2.After Article 52(2)(d) insert the following sub–paragraph—

        3. Adjudication

          1. 3.(1) In Article 53, after paragraph (3) insert the following...

        4. Overpayments

          1. 4.After Article 54(10)(d) insert the following sub–paragraph—

        5. Reciprocal arrangements

          1. 5.In Article 66(4), after “family credit” insert “, disability working...

        6. Crown employment

          1. 6.In Article 79(3), after “family credit” insert “and disability working...

        7. Financial provision

          1. 7.In Article 82(7), after “provision relating to” insert “disability working...

      2. PART II OTHER AMENDMENTS

        1. The Road Traffic (Northem Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 1)

          1. 8.In Article 129C(2)(b) (payments in respect of applicants for exemption...

        2. Education Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (NI 20)

          1. 9.In Article 131(3)(b) (charges and remissions policies), for “or family...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REPEALS

  8. Explanatory Note

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