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The Departments (Transfer of Functions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007 (c. 2)

52.  In section 1C (claimant commitment for employment and support allowance for interim period until introduction of universal credit) (as the section has effect before its repeal by Part 5 of Schedule 12 to the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015), in subsections (2) and (4)(b), omit “or the Department for Employment and Learning”.

53.  Omit section 11K (concurrent exercise of certain functions in relation to employment and support allowance by Department for Social Development and Department for Employment and Learning).

54.  In section 11L (delegation and contracting out), omit subsection (7) (application of section to Department for Employment and Learning as respects certain functions as it applies to Department for Social Development).

55.  In section 12(7) (meaning of “work-focused interview”), for “the Department for Employment and Learning” substitute “the Department”.

56.  In section 14 (action plans in connection with work focused interviews)—

(a)in subsection (1), for “The Department for Employment and Learning” substitute “The Department”;

(b)in subsection (5), for “the Department for Employment and Learning” substitute “the Department”.

57.  In section 15 (directions about work-related activity), in subsections (1) and (2)(b), omit “or the Department for Employment and Learning”.

58.  In section 16 (meaning of “the Department” for purposes of contracting out functions under Part 1), omit subsection (14) (definition of “the Department” in section to mean Department for Social Development or Department for Employment and Learning).

59.  In section 24 (interpretation of Part 1), omit subsections (5) (decisions of Department for Employment and Learning to be treated for certain purposes as decisions of Department for Social Development) and (6) (supply by Department for Social Development and Department for Employment and Learning to each other of information for purposes of their functions under Part 1).

60.  In section 57(1) (interpretation of the Act), in the definition of “the Department”, for the words from “(except” to the end substitute “means the Department for Communities”.

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