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

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2016 No. 221

Social Security

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

Made

4th 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 5(1A), 139D(1) and (6), 165(1) and (4) to (6) and 167(1) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1) and Articles 2(2), 8(6), 10(1), (4) and (6), 11(3) and (6), 11A, 12(1), 13(2), (3), (3A), (3B), (5A) and (6), 16(1), 17, 18(1), 20(2), 21(1) to (3), 22, 23, 25(3)(b) and (5)(c), 26(6)(c), 28(1), 31(2) and 74(1) and (3) to (6) of, and paragraph 9 of Schedule 2, paragraphs 1, 4 and 9 of Schedule 3 and Schedule 4 to, the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998(2).

Those powers are exercisable by the Secretary of State by virtue of Article 4(1)(b) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015(3).

(1)

1992 c. 8; section 5(1A) is inserted by Article 104(3) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/2006 (N.I.1)), section 139D is inserted by paragraph 19 of Schedule 2 to that Order and is further amended by paragraph 9 of Schedule 3 and Part 1 of Schedule 12 to that Order; section 165(1) 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) and section 18(5) of the National Insurance Contributions Act 2014 (c. 7) and subsections (5A) and (5B) of section 165 are inserted by Article 108(1) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 and section 165(6) was amended by Schedule 7 to the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1506 (N.I. 10)). Section 167(1) is cited for the meaning it gives to ‘prescribe’ and ‘regulations’.

(2)

S.I. 1998/1506 (N.I. 10); Article 10(1) is amended by Part 7 of Schedule 12 to the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015, Article 11A was inserted by paragraph 18 of Schedule 6 to the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 and amended by paragraph 42 of Schedule 2 to S.I. 2009/56, Article 13(2) was substituted by paragraph 19(3) of Schedule 6 to the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 and is amended by Article 107(2) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 and paragraphs (3A), (3B) and (5A) of Article 13 are inserted by Article 107(3) and (4) of that Order, Article 18(1) was amended by paragraph 23 of Schedule 6 to Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999, Article 20(2) was amended by section 55(4) of the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007 (c. 2 (N.I.)), Article 22 was amended by paragraph 8 of Schedule 1 to the State Pension Credit Act (Northern Ireland) 2002 (c. 14 (N.I.)) and is amended by Article 104(5) and Part 9 of Schedule 12 to the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015, Article 74(1) was amended by paragraph 17(2) of Schedule 4 to the Tax Credits Act 2002 (c. 21) and is amended by Article 108(2) of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 and paragraphs (5A) and (5B) of Article 74 are inserted by Article 108(1) of that Order. Article 2(2) is cited for the meaning it gives to ‘prescribe’ and ‘the Administration Act’.

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