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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2016 No. 218

Social Security

The Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Made

3rd May 2016

Laid before Parliament

10th May 2016

Coming into operation in accordance with regulation 1(1)

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 167D and 171(3) to (5) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1), sections 5(1)(j) and (k) and (1A) and 165(4), (5) and (6) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(2), Articles 2(2) and (4), 4(1)(c), (2A) and (3B)(a), 6(1)(b), (2), and (4), 7(3), 8A(5), 8B(2), 8D(4), 8E(3) and (5), 8F(1), 8H(1)(a), (7) and (8), 8I, 8J(5) and (7), 8K(4), (5) and (9), 14(1) to (4)(a) and (b), and 36(1) and (2) of, and Schedule 1 to, the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995(3) and paragraphs 2(3) and 3 of Schedule 5 to, the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015(4).

Those powers are exercisable by the Secretary of State by virtue of Article 4(1)(b) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015(5).

(1)

1992 c. 7; section 167D was inserted by Article 8(1) of the Social Security (Incapacity for Work) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/1898 (N.I. 12)) and section 171(5) was amended by paragraph 36 of Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 to Social Security (Incapacity for Work) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994. For the definition of “prescribed”, see section 167G

(2)

1992 c. 8; section 5(1)(k) was amended by Article 103(5) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/2006 (N.I. 1)), section 5(1A) was inserted by Article 104(3) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 and section 165(6) was amended by paragraph 86 of Schedule 6 and Schedule 7 to the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1506 (N.I. 10))

(3)

S.I. 1995/2705 (N.I. 15); Article 4(1) was amended by paragraph 4 of Schedule 7 to the Welfare Reform and Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/3147 (N.I. 11), Article 4(2A) and (3B) was inserted by section 11(3) and (5) of the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2010 (c. 13 (N.I.)), Article 6(1) was amended by paragraph 2(3) of the Schedule to the Pensions (2004 Act and 2005 Order) (PPF Payments and FAS Payments) (Consequential Provisions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2006 (SR 2006 No 37) and Part 1 of Schedule 12 to the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015, Article 7(3) was amended by Part 1 of Schedule 12 to the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015, Articles 8A to 8K were inserted by Article 55(4) of the 2015 Order and 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.I. 1999/671), for the definitions of “prescribed” and “Regulations” see Article 2(2)

(5)

Functions under or for the purposes of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992, the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 and the Jobseeker’s Allowance (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 vested in the Department for Social Development by virtue of Article 8(b) of S.R. 1999 No. 481

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