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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Jobseeker’s Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 No. 2568
This Draft Statutory Instrument has been printed in substitution of the Draft Statutory Instrument of the same title, published on 2nd July 2012, and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of that Draft Statutory Instrument.
Draft Regulations laid before Parliament under section 37(1)(ab) of the Jobseekers Act 1995, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.
Draft Statutory Instruments
Coming into force
22nd October 2012
In accordance with section 37(1)(ab) of the Jobseekers Act 1995(1) a draft of this instrument was laid before Parliament and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.
The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 8(2), 19(2)(e), (3), (4), (5) and (6), 19A(4), (5) and (9), 19B(1), (2), (3), (4), (6) and (7)(3), 35(4) and 36(2) and (4) of, and paragraph 14AA(5) of Schedule 1 to, the Jobseekers Act 1995.
Section 8 was amended by section 45 of, Schedule 7 paragraph 2 and Schedule 14 Part 3 to the 2012 Act.
Sections 19, 19A and 19B were inserted by section 46(1) of the 2012 Act.
Section 35 is an interpretation provision and is cited because of the meaning given to word “prescribed” and for the power to prescribe the meaning of the word “week”.
Paragraph 14AA was inserted by section 46(3) of the 2012 Act.
See section 173(5) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992. The requirement to refer regulations to the Social Security Advisory Committee does not apply where regulations are contained in a statutory instrument made before the end of the period of six months beginning with the coming into force of the enactment by virtue of which the regulations were made.
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