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The Social Security and Child Support (Jobseeker’s Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

    2. 2.Definitions

  3. Part II Jobseeking

    1. 3.Part-time students

    2. 4.Volunteers

    3. 5.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as available

    4. 6.Laid off and short-time workers

    5. 7.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as actively seeking employment

    6. 8.Provision of information and evidence

    7. 9.Time at which entitlement is to cease

    8. 10.Jobseeker’s Agreement to remain in effect

    9. 11.Interpretation of Part IV

    10. 12.Attendance, information and evidence for young persons

    11. 13.Sanctions for young persons

  4. Part III Miscellaneous

    1. 14.Jobseeking period

    2. 15.Linking periods

    3. 16.Persons approaching retirement

    4. 17.Short periods of sickness

    5. 18.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as being or not being a member of the household

    6. 19.Payments by way of pensions

    7. 20.Permitted periods

    8. 21.Minimum amount of a jobseeker’s allowance

    9. 22.Earnings of employed earners

    10. 23.Calculation of income other than earnings

    11. 24.Calculation of grant income

    12. 25.Meaning of “person in hardship”

    13. 26.Circumstances in which an income-based jobseeker’s allowance is payable to a person in hardship

    14. 27.Further circumstances in which an income-based jobseeker’s allowance is payable to a person in hardship

    15. 28.Applicable amount in hardship cases

    16. 29.Housing costs

    17. 30.Applicable amounts in special cases

    18. 31.Sums to be disregarded in the calculation of earnings

    19. 32.Occupational pensions

  5. Part IV Income Support

    1. 33.Amendment of the Income Support Regulations

  6. Part V Child Support

    1. 34.Amendment of the Child Support (Maintenance Assessment Procedure) Regulations

  7. Part VI Computation of Earnings

    1. 35.Amendment of the Social Security Benefit (Computation of Earnings) Regulations

  8. Part VII Revocations

    1. 36.Revocations

  9. Signature

  10. Explanatory Note

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