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The Child Benefit (General) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Child Benefit (General) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 7th October 1996 immediately after the Child Benefit (General) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996(1).

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(2) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Amendment of the Child Benefit (General) Regulations

2.  In regulation 16B of the Child Benefit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979(3) (prescribed conditions relating to persons subject to immigration control)—

(a)in paragraph (e) for “Order in Council” there shall be substituted “order”;

(b)after paragraph (e) there shall be added the following paragraphs—

(f)a person whose leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom is not subject to any limitation;

(g)a person, other than a person to whom any of paragraphs (a) to (f) apply who, immediately before 7th October 1996, is being paid child benefit, save that this paragraph shall apply only until such time as that person’s entitlement to that benefit is reviewed under section 23 of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(4)..


3.  Regulation 3 of the Child Benefit (General) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 (saving) is hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland on 4th October 1996.


John O'Neill

Assistant Secretary

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