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The Industrial Tribunals (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Recoupment: further provisions

19.—(1) Where in pursuance of any regulations under Article 18 a sum has been recovered by or paid to the Department of Health and Social Services by way of total or partial recoupment of jobseeker’s allowance or income support—

(a)no sum shall be recoverable under Part III or V of the [1992 c. 8.] Social Security Administration Act (Northern Ireland) 1992, and

(b)no abatement, payment or reduction shall be made by reference to the jobseeker’s allowance or income support recouped.

(2) Any amount found to have been duly recovered by or paid to the Department of Health and Social Services in pursuance of regulations under Article 18 by way of total or partial recoupment of 1 jobseeker’s allowance shall be paid into the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund.

(3) In Article 18—

“monetary award” means the amount which is awarded, or ordered to be paid, to the employee by the tribunal or would be so awarded or ordered apart from any provision of regulations under that Article, and

“the prescribed element”, in relation to any monetary award, means so much of that award as is attributable to such matters as may be prescribed by regulations under that Article.

(4) In Article 18 “income-based jobseeker’s allowance” has the same meaning as in the [1995 NI 15.] Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995.

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