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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2010 No. 308 (C. 17)

Social Security

The Welfare Reform (2007 Act) (Commencement No. 8) Order (Northern Ireland) 2010

Made

8th September 2010

The Department for Social Development makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 60(1) of the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007(1).

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Welfare Reform (2007 Act) (Commencement No. 8) Order (Northern Ireland) 2010.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of paragraphs 7 and 8 of Schedule 4 to the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007 (transition relating to Part 1) and section 29 of that Act in so far as relating to those paragraphs is 9th September 2010.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Social Development on 8th September 2010

(L.S.)

Anne McCleary

A senior officer of the Department for Social Development

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order provides for the coming into operation of the following provisions of the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007—

  • paragraph 7 of Schedule 4 (which allows regulations to make provision for converting awards of incapacity benefit, severe disablement allowance and income support on disability grounds (“existing awards”) into awards of an employment and support allowance, or terminating such existing awards);

  • paragraph 8 of Schedule 4 (which allows regulations to make provision in relation to aspects of awards of an employment and support allowance following their conversion from existing awards, such as their review or termination); and

  • section 29 in so far as relating to those paragraphs,

on 9th September 2010.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007 have been brought into operation by earlier commencement orders as from the dates shown.

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.R. No.
Sections 1 to 5 (partially)1st July 2008 and 27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Sections 6 and 727th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Sections 8 and 9 (partially)1st July 2008 and 27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Section 1027th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Sections 11 and 12 (partially)1st July 2008 and 27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Section 13 (partially)27th October 20082008/425 (C.25)
Sections 14 and 16 to 18 (partially)1st July 2008 and 27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Section 1927th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Section 20 (partially)1st July 2008 and 27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Section 2127th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Sections 22 to 26 (partially)1st July 2008, 27th July 2008 and 27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Section 2727th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Sections 28 and 29 (partially)1st July 2008, 27th July 2008 and 27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Section 30 (partially)10th March 2008 and 7th April 20082008/93 (C.3)
Sections 32 to 34 (partially)1st July 2008 and 6th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Section 361st April 20082008/147 (C.7)
Section 37 (partially)1st April 20082008/147 (C.7)
Section 38(1)8th October 20072007/429 (C.27)
Section 39 (partially)8th August 2008 and 1st September 20082008/339 (C.18)
Section 401st September 20082008/339 (C.18)
Section 451st April 20082008/147 (C.7)
Sections 46 and 477th October 20082008/339 (C.18)
Sections 48 and 498th October 20072007/429 (C.27)
Section 52 (partially)19th July 2007 and 10th August 20072007/335 (C.23)
Section 54 (partially)8th October 2007 and 29th October 20072007/429 (C.27)
Section 56 (partially)8th October 20072007/429 (C.27)
7th April 20082008/93 (C.3)
Section 58 (partially)8th October 20072007/429 (C.27)
7th April 20082008/93 (C.3)
1st September 2008 and 7th October 20082008/339 (C.18)
27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Schedules 1 and 2 (partially)1st July 2008 and 27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Schedule 3 (partially)1st July 2008, 27th July 2008 and 27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Schedule 4 (partially)1st July 2008 and 27th July 20082008/276 (C.14)
Schedule 5 (partially)1st April 20082008/147 (C.7)
Schedule 6 (partially)19th July 2007 and 10th August 20072007/335 (C.23)
Schedule 7 (partially)8th October 20072007/429 (C.27)
27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)
Schedule 8 (partially)8th October 20072007/429 (C.27)
7th April 20082008/93 (C.3)
1st September 2008 and 7th October 20082008/339 (C.18)
27th October 20082008/276 (C.14)

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