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The Employment and Support Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Claimants receiving certain treatment

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22.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a claimant receiving—

(a)regular weekly treatment by way of haemodialysis for chronic renal failure;

(b)treatment by way of plasmapheresis; or

(c)regular weekly treatment by way of total parenteral nutrition for gross impairment of enteric function,

is to be treated as having limited capability for work during any week in which that claimant is engaged in receiving that treatment or has a day of recovery from that treatment.

(2) A claimant who receives the treatment referred to in paragraph (1) is only to be treated as having limited capability for work from the first week of treatment in which the claimant undergoes no fewer than—

(a)two days of treatment;

(b)two days of recovery from any of the forms of treatment listed in paragraph (1)(a) to (c); or

(c)one day of treatment and one day of recovery from that treatment,

but the days of treatment or recovery from that treatment or both need not be consecutive.

(3) For the purpose of this regulation “day of recovery” means a day on which a claimant is recovering from any of the forms of treatment listed in paragraph (1)(a) to (c) and the Department is satisfied that the claimant should be treated as having limited capability for work on that day.

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