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

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The Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 8)

2.  Part IV is omitted.

3.—(1) Section 104 (appointment and powers of inspectors) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (2)(b)(ii), for “relevant” there is substituted “listed”.

(3) In subsections (2)(c)(iii), (6)(a)(iii) and (7)(e)(ii), for “relevant payment” there is substituted “payment to the Department under Article 8 of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997”.

(4) In subsection (3)(d)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (i), for “is the compensator in relation to” there is substituted “makes a compensation payment in consequence of”, and

(b)in sub-paragraph (ii), for the words from “any” to the end there is substituted “such a compensation payment has been, may have been, or may be, made”.

(5) In subsection (8), the word “and” immediately preceding paragraph (e) is omitted and after that paragraph there is inserted—

(f)the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997..

(6) For subsection (9) there is substituted—

(9) In this section “compensation payment” and “listed benefit” have the same meaning as in the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997..

4.  In section 118(1) (regulations as to notification of deaths)—

(a)after “1995” there is inserted “, the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997”, and

(b)after the words “'those Parts” there is inserted “or to that Order”.

5.  In section 143 (general financial arrangements), subsections (1)(e) and (2)(d) are omitted.

6.  In section 144(6) (destination of repayments), the words from “or paid” to “78 above” are omitted.

7.  In section 149(5) (the Social Security Advisory Committee) in the definition of “the relevant enactments”, after paragraph (ab) there is inserted—

(ac)the provisions of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997; and.

8.  In section 156 (payment of travelling expenses by the Department), after “1995” (in both places) there is inserted “, the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997”.

9.  In section 165(g) (Department of Finance and Personnel approval to regulations and orders)—

(a)paragraph (a) is omitted, and

(b)in paragraph (b), the words “81 or” are omitted.

10.  In section 166(2) (Assembly control of orders and regulations), in paragraph (a) “97(2),” is omitted.

11.  In section 167(1) (interpretation), the definitions of “compensation payment” and “compensator” are omitted.

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