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23 Financial provisions.E+W+S

(1)There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament—

(a)any administrative expenses incurred by the Secretary of State or a government department under this Act; and

(b)any increase attributable to this Act in sums which, under any other Act, are payable out of money so provided.

(2)[F1Section 165(5) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992] (which provides for certain expenses to be reimbursed out of the National Insurance Fund) shall have effect in relation to the expenses mentioned in paragraph (a) of the preceding subsection as it has effect in relation to the expenses mentioned in [F1section 163(2)(a) of that Act]; . . . F2.

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F2Words in s. 23(2) repealed (1.7.1992) by Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 (c. 6) ss. 3, 7(2), Sch.1

24 Supplemental.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires (and in particular except in a provision inserted by this Act into another Act)—

  • modifications” includes additions, omissions and amendments;

  • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3

  • the Pensions Act” means the M1Social Security Pensions Act 1975;

  • prescribed” means prescribed by regulations;

  • the principal Act” means the M2Social Security Act 1975; and

  • regulations” means regulations made by the Secretary of State under this Act.

(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F4

(3)[F5Subsections (3) to (6) and (9) of section 189 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992] (which contain general provisions relating to orders and regulations under that Act) shall have effect as if references to that Act included references to this Act and as if, in relation to powers to make Orders in Council conferred by section 12 of this Act, [F6subsections (4) to (6) of that section] extended to Northern Ireland; [F6and a power under any of sections 116 to 120 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 or 177 to 179 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 to make provision by regulations or Order in Council for modifications or adaptations of those Acts shall be exercisable in relation to any enactment contained in this Act.]

(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F4

(5)Any statutory instrument

[F7(a)which contains (whether alone or with other provisions) any regulations, and

(b)which is not subject to any requirement that a draft of the instrument be laid before and approved by a resolution by a resolution of each House of Parliament,]

shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(6)The enactments mentioned in the first and second columns of Schedule 2 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

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Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 24: for previous exercises of this power see Index to Government Orders

P2S. 24(3): s. 12(1) (with s. 24(3)) power exercised by S.I. 1991/766.

Amendments (Textual)

F3S. 24(1): definition of “the Old Cases Act” repealed (1.7.1992) by Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 (c. 6), ss. 3, 7(2), Sch. 1

F7S. 24(5)(a)(b) substituted (13.7.1990) for words by Social Security Act 1990 (c. 27), Sch. 6, para 8(4)

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25 Citation, commencement and extent.E+W+S

(1)This Act may be cited as the Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1977, and this Act, the principal Act and the Pensions Act may be cited together as the Social Security Acts 1975 to 1977.

(2)Sections 1(3), 4(1) and (2) and 22(17) of this Act shall be deemed to have come into force on 6th April 1975; and this section and sections 1(5), 2, 5, 9, 14(1) to (3), (8) and (10), 15, 16, 17(3), 18 and 24(1) to (5) of this Act and Schedule 2 to this Act so far as that Schedule relates to the provisions mentioned in section 5(1) of this Act shall come into force on the passing of this Act.

(3)Section 22(3) of this Act shall come into force on 4th April 1977 and section 7 of this Act shall come into force on 6th April 1977.

(4)Except as provided by subsections (2) and (3) of this section, this Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint; and—

(a)different days may be appointed in pursuance of this subsection for different provisions of this Act or for different purposes of the same provision; but

(b)the power to vary or revoke such an order which is conferred by virtue of section 24(3) of this Act shall not be exercisable after the day preceding the day specified in the order.

(5)The following provisions only of this Act shall extend to Northern Ireland, namely—

(a)this section and sections 12, 20(3) and (4) and 22(15);

(b)section 24(3) so far as it applies section 166(2) to (4) of the principal Act to powers conferred by section 12 of this Act; and

(c)section 24(6) and Schedule 2 so far as they relate to the M3Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1971 and the M4Social Security (Northern Ireland) Act 1975.

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Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Power of appointment conferred by s. 25(4) fully exercised by S.I. 1977/617, 1977/618

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