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Changes and effects yet to be applied to Part 5 Crossheading General:

  • specified provision(s) amendment to earlier commencing S.R. 2009/4 by S.R. 2019/107 art. 2
  • specified provision(s) amendment to earlier commencing S.R. 2017/190 by S.R. 2019/4 art. 5
  • specified provision(s) amendment to earlier commencing S.R. 2017/190 by S.R. 2019/7 art. 3
  • specified provision(s) amendment to earlier commencing S.R. 2017/216 by S.R. 2018/1 art. 7
  • specified provision(s) amendment to earlier commencing SR 2016/46, art. 5(a) by S.R. 2016/166 art. 3

Changes and effects yet to be applied to the whole Order associated Parts and Chapters:

Whole provisions yet to be inserted into this Order (including any effects on those provisions):

GeneralN.I.

Prospective

Abolition of disability living allowanceN.I.

95.  Sections 71 to 76 of the Contributions and Benefits Act (disability living allowance) are repealed.

AmendmentsN.I.

96.  Schedule 9 contains amendments relating to this Part.

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I1Art. 96 in operation at 2.5.2016 by S.R. 2016/215, art. 2(5)(f)

Power to make supplementary and consequential provisionN.I.

97.—(1) Regulations may make such consequential, supplementary or incidental provision in relation to any provision of this Part as the Department considers appropriate.

(2) Regulations under this Article may amend, repeal, revoke or otherwise modify any statutory provision.

Commencement Information

I2Art. 97 in operation at 2.5.2016 by S.R. 2016/215, art. 2(5)(f)

TransitionalN.I.

98.—(1) Regulations may make such provision as the Department considers necessary or expedient in connection with the coming into operation of any provision of this Part.

(2) Schedule 10 (transitional provision for introduction of personal independence payment) has effect.

Commencement Information

I3Art. 98 in operation at 2.5.2016 by S.R. 2016/215, art. 2(5)(f)

RegulationsN.I.

99.—(1) A power to make regulations under this Part includes—

(a)power to make incidental, supplementary, consequential or transitional provision or savings;

(b)power to provide for a person to exercise a discretion in dealing with any matter.

(2) Regulations made under this Part are subject to negative resolution.

Commencement Information

I4Art. 99 in operation at 2.5.2016 by S.R. 2016/215, art. 2(5)(f)

Interpretation of Part 4N.I.

100.  In this Part—

daily living activities” has the meaning given by Article 83(4);

daily living component” means the daily living component of personal independence payment;

mobility activities” has the meaning given by Article 84(4);

mobility component” means the mobility component of personal independence payment.

Commencement Information

I5Art. 100 in operation at 2.5.2016 for specified purposes by S.R. 2016/215, art. 2(5)(g)

I6Art. 100 in operation at 20.6.2016 in so far as not already in operation by S.R. 2016/215, art. 3(2)

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