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The Employment and Support Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Absence in order to receive health service treatment

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91.  A claimant is to continue to be entitled to an employment and support allowance during any period of temporary absence from Northern Ireland if—

(a)while absent from Northern Ireland, the claimant continues to satisfy the other conditions of entitlement to that employment and support allowance; and

(b)that period of temporary absence is for the purpose of the claimant receiving treatment at a hospital or other institution outside Northern Ireland where the treatment is being provided—

(i)under Article 5, 7 or 8 of the Health and Personal Social Services Order(1) (provision of accommodation and medical services, etc.; prevention of illness, care and after-care; care of mothers and young children),

(ii)pursuant to arrangements made under Article 14A of that Order(2) (arrangements for provision of health services by other bodies or persons), or

(iii)pursuant to arrangements made under paragraph 13 of Schedule 3 to the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1991(3) (Health and Social Services trusts: specific powers).

(1)

Article 5 was amended by Schedule 6 to the Health and Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1984 (S.I. 1984/1158 (N.I. 8)), Schedule 5 to the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/595 (N.I. 4)) and paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Primary Medical Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 (S.I. 2004/311 (N.I. 2)) and Article 7 was amended by section 121(1) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c. 33) and section 46(6) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (c. 41)

(2)

Article 14A was inserted by paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 1 to the Registered Homes (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/3204 (N.I. 20))

(3)

S.I. 1991/194 (N.I. 1); paragraph 13 was amended by Schedule 1 to the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/429 (N.I. 2))

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