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The Income Support (General) and Jobseeker’s Allowance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Income Support (General) and Jobseeker’s Allowance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation on 2nd August 1999.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(1) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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2.—(1) In paragraph 14 of Schedule 3(2) to the Income Support (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(3) (linking rule)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (3A)(4), after “shall” there shall be inserted “, subject to sub-paragraph (3AA),”;

(b)after sub-paragraph (3A) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraph—

(3AA) Where the appropriate amount of a loan exceeds the amount specified in paragraph 11(5) (general provisions applying to new and existing housing costs), sub-paragraph (3A) shall not apply except—

(a)for the purposes of paragraph 6(1) or 8(1) (existing and new housing costs), or

(b)where a person has ceased to be in receipt of income support for a period of 52 weeks or less because he or his partner is a welfare to work beneficiary..

(2) In paragraph 13 of Schedule 2 to the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996(5) (linking rule)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (4)(6), after “shall” there shall be inserted “, subject to sub-paragraph (4A),”;

(b)after sub-paragraph (4) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraph—

(4A) Where the appropriate amount of a loan exceeds the amount specified in paragraph 10(4) (general provisions applying to new and existing housing costs), sub-paragraph (4) shall not apply except—

(a)for the purposes of paragraph 6(1) or 7(1) (existing and new housing costs), or

(b)where a person has ceased to be in receipt of a jobseeker’s allowance for a period of 52 weeks or less because he or his partner is a welfare to work beneficiary..

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland on

L.S.

John O'Neill

Assistant Secretary

7th July 1999.

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