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The Social Security (1998 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

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3.—(1) References in Article 18(1) and (6) of the Child Support Order (revision of decisions) to a decision of the Department shall be treated as including references to a decision of a child support officer.

(2) In relation to any time before the coming into operation of—

(a)Article 41, Article 18(1) of the Child Support Order shall have effect as if for “Article 13, 14 or 19” there were substituted “Article 13 or 14”; and

(b)Article 44, Article 18(3) of that Order shall have effect as if the words “and Article 28ZC” were omitted.

(3) Notwithstanding the commencement of Article 40, Article 18 of the Child Support Order shall continue to apply with respect to any maintenance assessment which takes effect for the purposes of that Order on or before 8th December 1996 as though Article 40 had not been commenced.

(4) Notwithstanding the commencement of paragraph 31(a) of Schedule 6, in relation to any time before the coming into operation of Article 41, Article 47(2)(a)(iii) of the Child Support Order (supplementary powers to make regulations) shall apply with respect to—

(a)reviews under Article 18 of that Order of maintenance assessments to which paragraph (3) of this Article applies; and

(b)reviews under Articles 19 to 21 of that Order,

as though paragraph 31(a) had not been commenced.

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