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The Housing Benefit (General and Supply of Information) (Jobseeker’s Allowance) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Amendment of regulation 1 of the Supply of Information Regulations

24.  In regulation 1(2) of the Supply of Information Regulations (citation, commencement and interpretation)—

(a)in the definition of “appropriate office” for “unemployment benefit” there shall be substituted “jobseeker’s allowance”;

(b)after the definition of “appropriate office” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the benefit Acts” means the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 and the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995;, and

(c)after the definition of “the Executive” there shall be inserted the following definition—

  • “an income-based jobseeker’s allowance” has the same meaning in these Regulations as it has in the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 by virtue of Article 3(4) of that Order;.

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