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The Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


This is the original version (as it was originally made).

Article 10.


Head of compensationBenefit




The reference to unemployment benefit also includes any income support paid with that benefit on the same instrument of payment or paid concurrently with that benefit by means of an instrument for benefit payment.


For the purpose of this Note, income support includes personal expenses addition, special transitional addition and transitional addition as defined in the [S.R. 1987 No. Ireland) 1987. No. 460.] Income Support (Transitional) Regulations (Northern


Any reference to statutory sick pay—


includes only 80 per cent. of payments made between 6th April 1991 and 5th April 1994, and


does not include payments made on or after 6th April 1994.

1.  Compensation for earnings lost during the relevant period

Disability working allowance

Disablement pension payable under section 103 of the Contributions and Benefits Act

Incapacity benefit

Income support

Invalidity pension and allowance

Jobseeker’s allowance

Reduced earnings allowance

Severe disablement allowance

Sickness benefit

Statutory sick pay

Unemployability supplement

Unemployment benefit

2.  Compensation for cost of care incurred during the relevant period

Attendance allowance

Care component of disability living allowance

Disablement pension increase payable under section 104 or 105 of the Contributions and Benefits Act

3.  Compensation for loss of mobility during the relevant period

Mobility allowance

Mobility component of disability living allowance

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