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The Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015

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

(a)provision for terminating an award of disability living allowance;

(b)provision for making an award of personal independence payment, with or without application, to a person whose award of disability living allowance is terminated.

(2) The provision referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(b) includes—

(a)provision imposing requirements as to the procedure to be followed, information to be supplied or assessments to be undergone in relation to an award by virtue of that sub-paragraph or an application for such an award;

(b)provision as to the consequences of failure to comply with any such requirement;

(c)provision as to the terms on which, and conditions subject to which, such an award is made, including—

(i)provision temporarily or permanently disapplying, or otherwise modifying, conditions of entitlement to personal independence payment in relation to the award;

(ii)provision temporarily or permanently disapplying, or otherwise modifying, any requirement under this Part for a person to be assessed in respect of any of the questions mentioned in Article 85(1) or (2);

(d)provision as to the amount of such an award.

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