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The Welfare Supplementary Payments Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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6.—(1) In this Part—

Claims and Payments Regulations” means the Social Security (Claims and Payments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(1);

“contributory employment and support allowance” means an employment and support allowance entitlement to which is based on section 1(2)(a) of the WRA 2007;

ESA Regulations” means the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008(2);

“income-related employment and support allowance” means an employment and support allowance entitlement to which is based on section 1(2)(b) of the WRA 2007;

“new award of income-related employment and support allowance” means—

(a)

in cases in which a person makes a claim for an income-related employment and support allowance within the period mentioned in regulation 7(2)(b), the award made pursuant to the original decision in respect of that claim;

(b)

in all other cases, the award in existence immediately after the cessation of an award of contributory employment and support allowance as a consequence of section 1A of the WRA 2007(3);

“previous award of contributory employment and support allowance” means the award in existence immediately prior to its cessation as a consequence of section 1A of the WRA 2007;

“previous award of employment and support allowance” means the award in existence immediately prior to the cessation of a contributory employment and support allowance as a consequence of section 1A of the WRA 2007;

“relevant date” in respect of a person means the date on which chapters 1 and 2 of Part 2 of the Order are commenced in respect of a group of people of which that person forms part;

“WRA 2007” means the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007(4).

(3)

Section 1A was inserted by Article 57 of S.I. 2015/2006 (N.I. 1)

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