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The Social Security (Australia) Order (Northern Ireland) 1992

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ARTICLE 2Scope of Legislation

(1) The provisions of this Agreement shall apply:

(a)in relation to the territory of the United Kingdom, to:

(i)the Social Security Acts 1975 to 1989 and the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Acts 1975 to 1989;

(ii)the Social Security Acts 1975 to 1989 (Acts of Parliament) as those Acts apply to the Isle of Man by virtue of Orders made, or having effect as if made, under the Social Security Act 1982 (an Act of Tynwald);

(iii)the Social Security (Jersey) Law, 1974;

(iv)the Social Insurance (Guernsey) Law, 1978;

(v)the Child Benefit Act 1975, the Child Benefit (Northern Ireland) Order 1975 and the Child Benefit Act 1975 (an Act of Parliament) as that Act applies to the Isle of Man by virtue of Orders made, or having effect as if made, under the Social Security Act 1982 (an Act of Tynwald); the Family Allowances (Jersey) Law, 1972 and the Family Allowances (Guernsey) Law, 1950;

and to the legislation which was repealed or consolidated by those Acts, Laws or Orders or repealed by legislation consolidated by them; and

(b)in relation to Australia, to the Social Security Act 1947.

(2) Subject to the provisions of paragraphs (3) and (4) this Agreement shall apply also to any laws, orders and regulations which supersede, replace, amend, supplement or consolidate the legislation specified in paragraph (1).

(3) This Agreement shall not affect any benefits payable under the legislation of either Party except in the manner set out in this Agreement.

(4) This Agreement shall not apply to legislation on social security of the Institutions of the European Communities or to any convention or agreement on social security which either Party has concluded with a third party or to any laws, orders or regulations which amend the legislation specified in paragraph (l) for the purpose of giving effect to such a convention or agreement but shall not prevent either Party from taking into account under its legislation the provisions of any other convention or agreement which that Party has concluded with a third party.

(5) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2), this Agreement shall apply, unless the Parties agree otherwise, only to benefits described in the legislation specified in paragraph (1) at the date of coming into force of this Agreement and for which specific provision is made in this Agreement.

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