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The Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

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6.—(1) In relation to any [F1contribution-based] jobseeker's allowance, regulations may make provision—N.I.

(a)for any employment protection sum to be treated as earnings payable by such person, to such person and for such period as may be determined in accordance with the regulations; and

(b)for any such period, so far as it is not a period of employment, to be treated as a period of employment.

(2) In this paragraph “employment protection sum” means—

(a)any sum, or a prescribed part of any sum—

(i)payable, in respect of arrears of pay, under an order for reinstatement or re-engagement made under the[F2 Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996];

(ii)payable, by way of pay, under an order made under that Order for the continuation of contract of employment;

(iii)payable, by way of remuneration, under a protective award made under[F2 Article 217] of that Order; and

(b)any prescribed sum which the regulations provide is to be treated as related to any sum within paragraph (a).

F1Words in Sch. 1 para. 6(1) repealed (27.9.2017, 15.11.2017, 13.12.2017, 17.1.2018, 16.5.2018 and further specified dates for specified purposes) by The Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/2006), art. 2(2), Sch. 12 Pt. 1; S.R. 2017/190, art. 6, Sch. 2 (with arts. 7, 8, 10-25, Sch. 3); S.R. 2017/216, art. 4 (with art. 5); S.R. 2018/1, art. 4 (with art. 5); S.R. 2018/97, art. 4 (with art. 5)

F3functions transf. by SR 1999/481

F4mod. by SR 1999/350

Non-textual amendments applied to the whole Legislation can be found in the Introduction

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