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The Deregulation and Contracting Out (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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5.  After section 120(3) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (housing benefit) insert—

(4) Where a person is authorised by the Housing Executive to exercise any of its functions relating to housing benefit—

(a)subsection (1) above shall have effect in relation to information required in connection with the exercise of those functions; and

(b)subsection (2) above shall have effect in relation to information obtained by reason of their exercise,

as if the authorised person were the Executive..

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