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The Social Security (1998 Order) (Commencement No. 7 and Savings, Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Amendment of the Child Benefit (General) Regulations

7.—(1) The Child Benefit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979(1) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (4).

(2) In regulation 1(2) (interpretation) after the definition of “the Order” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“the 1998 Order” means the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998;.

(3) In regulation 16A(2) (exception to Article 8(3) of the Order)—

(a)in paragraph (1)(b)(i) and (ii) for “on review” there shall be substituted “under Article 10 or 11 of the 1998 Order”; and

(b)for paragraph (2) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

(2) In this regulation “determining authority” means, as the case may require, the Department, an appeal tribunal to which there is a right of appeal pursuant to Article 13 of the 1998 Order or a Commissioner to whom an appeal lies under Article 15 of that Order..

(4) In regulation 16B(g)(3) (prescribed conditions relating to persons subject to immigration control) for the words from “reviewed under” to the end there shall be substituted “revised under Article 10 of the 1998 Order or superseded under Article 11 of that Order”.


S.R. 1979 No. 5; relevant amending regulations are S.R. 1988 No. 273 and S.R. 1996 Nos. 422 and 469


Regulation 16A was inserted by regulation 7 of S.R. 1988 No. 273


Regulation 16B was inserted by regulation 2 of S.R. 1996 No. 422 and paragraph (g) was added by regulation 2(b) of S.R. 1996 No. 469

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