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The Social Security (Back to Work Bonus) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Couples both of whom are entitled to a qualifying benefit

14.—(1) Regulation 16 of the Back to Work Bonus Regulations (couples both of whom are entitled to a qualifying benefit) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) In paragraph (1)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (b) for “income support,” there shall be substituted “income support or;”, and

(b)after sub-paragraph (b) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraphs—

(c)one member of a polygamous marriage is entitled to a contribution-based jobseeker’s allowance, and

(d)another member of the polygamous marriage is entitled to an income-based jobseeker’s allowance,.

(3) In paragraph (2)(c) at the end there shall be inserted “, or had a period of entitlement to a qualifying benefit within 12 weeks of the day after they became a couple;”.

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