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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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Article 2(b)

SCHEDULE 1Provisions coming into operation on 5th July 1999

Provisions of the OrderSubject Matter
Article 3(a)Transfer of functions to the Department
Article 4(2)(a)Use of computers
Article 5(1)(a) (in so far as it applies toUnified appeal tribunals
social security appeal tribunals and medical appeal tribunals) and (2)(a)
Article 9(1)(a) and (c), (2), (3) and (g), (4) and (5)(1)Decisions by the Department
Article 10Revision of decisions
Article 11Decisions superseding earlier decisions

Article 12(1) and (2) and in paragraph (3) the following definitions—

  • “the current legislation” (in so far as it applies to the Contributions and Benefits Act)

  • “expert”

  • “the former legislation” (except in so far as it applies to Part III of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(2))

Regulations with respect to decisions
Article 13(2), (3), (4) (except in so far as it applies to section 72 of the Administration Act) and (5) to (9)Appeal to appeal tribunal
Article 14Redetermination, etc. of appeals by tribunal
Article 15Appeals from tribunal to Commissioner
Article 16Procedure
Article 17Finality of decisions
Article 18Matters arising as respects decisions
Article 19Medical examination required by the Department
Article 20(1), (2) and (3)(a)Medical examination required by appeal tribunal
Articles 21 to 24Suspension and termination of benefit
Articles 25 and 26Decisions and appeals dependent on other cases
Article 27Restrictions on entitlement to benefit in certain cases of error
Article 28 (except paragraph (3)(d) and (e))Correction of errors and setting aside of decisions
Articles 29 and 30Industrial accidents
Article 39Interpretation, etc. of Chapter II
Schedule 2, paragraphs 4, 5, 6(a) and 9 and Article 13(1) in so far as it relates to themDecisions against which no appeal lies
Schedule 3, paragraphs 1, 2, 3(a) and (c), 4, 5 (except in so far as it applies to section 69A of the Administration Act), 6, 7 and 9 and Article 13(1)(b) in so far as it relates to themDecisions against which an appeal lies
Schedule 4Regulations as to procedure: provision which may be made
The following paragraphs of Schedule 6 and Article 78(1) in so far as it relates to them—Minor and consequential amendments
  • paragraph 4

Social Security Commissioner to decide whether rule applies to social security benefits
  • paragraph 45

Relevant employments
  • paragraph 46

Accidents in course of illegal employments
  • paragraph 47

General provisions relating to benefit under section 108
  • paragraph 48

General provisions as to disqualification and suspension
  • paragraph 49

Her Majesty’s forces
  • paragraph 50

Mariners, airmen, etc.
  • paragraph 51

Persons outside Northern Ireland
  • paragraph 52

Interpretation of Parts I to VI and supplementary provisions
  • paragraph 60(1)

Regulations about claims for and payments of benefit
  • paragraph 61

Appeal from Commissioners on point of law
  • paragraph 62

Overpayments – general
  • paragraph 65

Issues arising in proceedings
  • paragraph 70

Unauthorised disclosure of information relating to particular persons
  • paragraph 71

Regulations as to notification of deaths
  • paragraph 79

Destination of repayments, etc.
  • paragraph 83

Reciprocal arrangements with Great Britain – income-related benefits and child benefit
  • paragraph 84

Reciprocal arrangements with countries outside the United Kingdom
  • paragraph 85

Payment of travelling expenses by Department
  • paragraph 87(b) and (c)

  • paragraph 88

Commissioners, tribunals, etc. – supplementary provisions
  • paragraph 90

Old cases payments administration
  • paragraph 97

Disclosure of information between government departments, etc.
  • paragraph 98(2)

Application of general provisions relating to administration of social security
  • paragraph 99

Decisions and appeals
  • paragraph 116

Social security: amendments following certain orders

The following repeals in Schedule 7 and Article 78(2) in so far as it relates to them—

  • the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(3), section 144(5)(a)

  • the Pension Schemes (Northern Ireland) Act 1993(4), section 163(4)


Articles 9, 11, 13, 14, 18, 28 and 39 were amended, respectively, by paragraphs 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 28 and 29 of Schedule 6 to the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/671)

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