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The Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015

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Claims on or after the appointed day

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3.—(1) The provision referred to in paragraph 1(1) includes—

(a)provision permanently or temporarily excluding the making of a claim for personal independence payment on or after the appointed day by—

(i)a person to whom disability living allowance is awarded, or

(ii)a person who would be entitled to an award of disability living allowance on making a claim for it;

(b)provision temporarily excluding the making of a claim for personal independence payment on or after the appointed day by any other person;

(c)provision excluding entitlement to personal independence payment temporarily or for a particular period;

(d)provision for a claim for personal independence payment made on or after the appointed day to be treated to any extent as a claim for disability living allowance;

(e)provision for a claim for disability living allowance made on or after the appointed day to be treated to any extent as a claim for personal independence payment.

(2) The provision referred to in paragraph 1(1) includes provision, where a claim for personal independence payment is made (or treated as made) on or after the appointed day, for an award on the claim to be made in respect of a period before the appointed day (including provision as to the conditions of entitlement for, and the amount of, such an award).

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