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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2002 No. 351 (C. 28)

SOCIAL SECURITY

The Social Security (2002 Act) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 2002

Made

18th November 2002

The Department for Social Development, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 9(1) of the Social Security Act (Northern Ireland) 2002(1) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Social Security (2002 Act) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 2002.

(2) In this Order “the Act” means the Social Security Act (Northern Ireland) 2002.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of–

(a)the provisions of the Act specified in Part I of the Schedule, is 19th November 2002; and

(b)the provisions of the Act specified in Part II of the Schedule for the purpose only of authorising the making of regulations, is 19th November 2002.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Social Development on 18th November 2002.

L.S.

John O'Neill

Senior Officer of the

Department for Social Development

Article 2

SCHEDULE

PART Iprovisions coming into operation on 19th november 2002

Provisions of the ActSubject Matter
Section 6Use of information for, or relating to, employment and training

The following repeals in Schedule 2 and section 8(2) in so far as it relates to them–

  • section 116C(8) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(2); and

  • paragraph 69 of Schedule 6 to the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998(3)

Repeals

PART IIprovisions coming into operation on 19th november 2002 for the purpose only of making regulations

Provisions of the ActSubject Matter
Section 1Maternity pay period
Section 2Rate of statutory maternity pay
Section 3Entitlement to statutory maternity pay
Section 4(1)(b) and (2)Rate of maternity allowance

The following repeal in Schedule 2 and section 8(2) in so far as it relates to it–

  • in section 160(2)(a) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(4), the words “, wholly or partly because of pregnancy or confinement”

Repeals

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order provides for the coming into operation of provisions of the Social Security Act (Northern Ireland) 2002 as follows–

  • 19th November 2002 for provisions relating to the use of information for, or relating to, employment and training, and consequential repeals; and

  • 19th November 2002 for provisions relating to the maternity pay period, the rate of, and entitlement to, statutory maternity pay, the rate of maternity allowance and a consequential repeal, for the purpose only of authorising the making of regulations.

(2)

1992 c. 8; section 116C was inserted by Article 3 of the Social Security Administration (Fraud) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/1182 (N.I. 11)) and subsection (8) was added by paragraph 69 of Schedule 6 to the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1506 (N.I. 10))

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