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The Jobseeker’s Allowance (Transitional Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Termination and cancellation of awards of income support

4.—(1) An award of income support current in the benefit week which includes the relevant day (“the current benefit week”) shall terminate immediately before the beginning of the benefit week which follows the current benefit week—


(i)the person entitled was required to satisfy the provisions of section 123(1)(d)(i) of the Benefits Act (available for and actively seeking employment) as in operation on the relevant day, and

(ii)but for any provision of the Order and these Regulations, the award would have continued beyond the current benefit week, or

(b)where the person—

(i)is not required, in accordance with regulation 8 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Income Support Regulations(1) to be available for employment;

(ii)is not a person to whom regulation 8 of the Claims and Payments Regulations(2) (attendance in person) applies, and

(iii)does in fact make himself available for and actively seek employment and declares himself to be so.

(2) An award of income support to a person commencing on a date after the current benefit week, shall be cancelled where the person’s entitlement was dependent upon his satisfying the requirements of section 123(1)(d)(i) of the Benefits Act (available for and actively seeking employment).


Regulation 8 was amended by regulation 7(4) of S.R. 1992 No. 83

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