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The Employment and Support Allowance (Duration of Contributory Allowance) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2016 No. 175

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The Employment and Support Allowance (Duration of Contributory Allowance) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Made

17th March 2016

Laid before Parliament

22nd March 2016

Coming into operation

28th November 2016

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 22(5), 121(1), 122(1)(a) and (d), 123(1)(d), 131(1), 133(1) and 171(1), (3) and (4) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1), Articles 6(5) and 36(2) of the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995(2), Articles 2(2), 10(1)(a) and 74(1) and (3) of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998(3), and sections 2(3)(b), 17(1) and 19(1) to (3) of the State Pension Credit Act (Northern Ireland) 2002(4) and sections 2(4)(a), 4(2)(a), 6(a), 24(1), 25(2) and 28(2) of, and paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 and paragraphs 1(1) and 7(1) and 2(f) of Schedule 4 to, the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007(5).

These powers are exercisable by virtue of Article 4(1)(b) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015(6).

(1)

1992 c. 7; section 22(5) was amended by paragraph 5 of Schedule 2 to the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/2705 (N.I. 15)) and paragraph 3(3)(b) of Schedule 3 to the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007 (c.2 (N.I.)). Sections 121(1) and 133(1) are cited for the meaning they give to ‘prescribed’. Section 123(1)(d) was substituted by paragraph 13(4) of Schedule 2 to the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995. Section 171(1) was amended by paragraph 5 of Schedule 4 to the Tax Credits Act 2002 (c. 21).

(2)

S.I. 1995/2705 (N.I. 15); Article 36(2) was amended by paragraph 55 of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 S.R. 1999 No. 671.

(3)

S.I. 1998/1506 (N.I. 10); Article 74(1) was amended by paragraph 17(2) of Schedule 4 to the Tax Credits Act 2002 (c. 21). Article 2(2) is cited for the meaning given to ‘prescribed’. These powers were vested in the Department for Social Development by Article 8(b) of S.R. 1999 No. 481.

(4)

2002 c. 14 (N.I.). Section 17(1) cited for the meaning of ‘prescribed’.

(5)

2007 c. 2 (N.I.); Section 24(1) cited for the meaning given to ‘prescribed’; paragraph 7(2)(f) of Schedule 4 was inserted by Article 57(4) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/2006 (N.I. 1))

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