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The Mesothelioma, etc., (2008 Act) (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2008 No. 351 (C. 19)

Social Security

The Mesothelioma, etc., (2008 Act) (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008

Made

26th August 2008

The Department for Social Development makes the following Order, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 12(1) of the Mesothelioma, etc., Act (Northern Ireland) 2008(1).

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Mesothelioma, etc., (2008 Act) (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008.

(2) In this Order “the Act” means the Mesothelioma, etc., Act (Northern Ireland) 2008.

Appointed days

2.—(1) The day appointed for the coming into operation of the provisions of the Act specified in the Schedule—

(a)for the purpose only of authorising the making of regulations, is 27th August 2008; and

(b)for all other purposes, is 1st October 2008.

(2) In so far as not already in operation, the day appointed for the coming into operation of the Act is 1st October 2008.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Social Development on 26th August 2008

(L.S.)

B McGahan

A senior officer of the Department for Social Development

Article 2(1)

SCHEDULEPROVISIONS COMING INTO OPERATION ON 27th AUGUST 2008 FOR THE PURPOSE ONLY OF AUTHORISING THE MAKING OF REGULATIONS, AND ON 1st OCTOBER 2008 FOR ALL OTHER PURPOSES

Provisions of the ActSubject Matter
Section 1(3)Lump sum payments
Section 2(1)(b) and (c), (2)(b) and (c), (3)(e) and (4)(d)Conditions of entitlement
Section 3(1) to (3)Determination of claims
Section 4(2)Reconsideration
Section 5(4)(c)Appeal to appeal tribunal
Section 8Amendment of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997
Sections 9 and 10Regulations and Assembly control

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order provides for the coming into operation of provisions of the Mesothelioma, etc., Act (Northern Ireland) 2008 as follows—

  • 27th August 2008 for provisions listed in the Schedule for the purpose only of authorising the making of regulations; and

  • 1st October 2008 for all other purposes.

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