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The Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

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Insolvency

33.—(1) In section 69 of the Administration Act (overpayments), after subsection (10) insert—

(10A) Where—

(a)a jobseeker’s allowance is payable to a person from whom any amount is recoverable as mentioned in subsection (8) above; and

(b)that person is subject to a bankruptcy order,

a sum deducted from that benefit under that subsection shall not be treated as income of his for the purposes of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989..

(2) In section 74 of the Administration Act (recovery of social fund awards), after subsection (3) insert—

(3A) Where—

(a)a jobseeker’s allowance is payable to a person from whom an award is recoverable under subsection (3) above; and

(b)that person is subject to a bankruptcy order, a sum deducted from that benefit under subsection (2) above shall not be treated as income of his for the purposes of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989..

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