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The Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance (Claims and Payments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2016 No. 220

Social Security

The Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance (Claims and Payments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Made

4th May 2016

Laid before Parliament

10th May 2016

Coming into operation in accordance with regulation 1(2) and (3)

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 40(1)(1) (as substituted by section 20 of the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act (Northern Ireland) 2000(2)) and 40(2) (as it has effect apart from section 20 of that Act) of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991(3) and sections 1(1) and (1C), 5(1)(a) to (d), (g), (i) to (n), (q) and (r), (1A) and (2B), 5A(2)(b), 13A(2) and (3), 105A(1A)(d), (1B)(d), (1D)(c) and (1E)(c), 106(1A)(d), (1B)(d), (1C)(c) and (1D)(c), 165(1) and (4) to (6) and 167(1) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(4) and Articles 38 and 97 of, and paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to, the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015(5).

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

(1)

Article 40(1) was substituted by Article 129 of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/2006 (N.I.)).

(2)

2000 c. 4 (N.I.); section 20 of that Act substituted Article 40 of the Child Support (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 in relation to certain cases only, see Article 3 of S.R. 2003 No. 53 (C. 4).

(4)

1992 c. 8; section 1(1C) was inserted by Article 18 of the Social Security Administration (Fraud) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/1182 (N.I. 11)), in section 5 subsection (1)(d), (g) and (k) is amended by Article 103 of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 and subsections (1A) and (2B) are inserted respectively by Articles 104(3) and 105 of that Order, section 5A was inserted by Article 68 of the Welfare Reform and Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/3147 (N.I. 11)) and subsection (2)(b) was amended by paragraph 8(a) of Schedule 1 to the Social Security Act (Northern Ireland) 2002 (c. 10 (N.I.)), section 13A was inserted by paragraph 1 of the Schedule to the Social Security (Mortgage Interest Payments) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/1309 (N.I. 9)) and subsection (2) was amended by paragraph 9(b) and (c) of Schedule 2 to the State Pension Credit Act (Northern Ireland) 2002 (c. 14 (N.I.)) and subsection (3) was amended by Article 18(2) of S.I. 2002/1555, section 105A was inserted by Article 12 of the Social Security Administration (Fraud) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 and subsections (1A) to (1E) were inserted by section 15(1)(b) of the Social Security Fraud Act (Northern Ireland) Act 2001 (c. 17 (N.I.)), in section 106 subsection (1A) was inserted by Article 13 of the Social Security Administration (Fraud) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 and subsections (1A) to (1D) were substituted by section 15(2) of the Social Security Fraud Act (Northern Ireland) 2001 and section 165 was amended by paragraph 49(2) of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/671), Schedule 7 to the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1506 (N.I. 10)) and section 18(5) of the National Insurance Contributions Act 2014 (c. 7) and is amended by Article 108(1) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015. Section 167(1) is cited for the meaning it gives to ‘prescribe’.

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