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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Amendments of certain enactments relating to social security

    1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 3. Amendments of Social Security Pensions Act 1975.

    4. 4. Miscellaneous amendments.

    5. 5.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

  3. Amendments of enactments relating to supplementary benefit and family income supplement

    1. 6. Amendments of Supplementary Benefits Act 1976.

    2. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 8. Provisions supplementary to ss. 6 and 7.

  4. Advisory Committees

    1. 9. The Social Security Advisory Committee.

    2. 10.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    3. 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Commissioners

    1. 12. Change of title of National Insurance Commissioners.

    2. 13.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    3. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  6. Miscellaneous

    1. 16. Amendments of Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943.

    2. 17, 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. General

    1. 19. Expenses.

    2. 20. Consequential and minor amendments of enactments.

    3. 21. Supplemental.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      AMENDMENTS OF SUPPLEMENTARY BENEFITS ACT 1976

      1. Part I The amendments

        1. 1–20.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 21.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 22–30.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 31.In Schedule 5— (a) for the word “Commission" wherever it...

        5. 32.(1) In Schedule 6 paragraphs 6 and 7 (which relate...

      2. Part II Provisions of the Act as amended

      3. Part I Supplementary Benefit

        1. Right and amount of supplementary benefit

          1. 1. Right to supplementary benefit.

          2. 2. Determination of right to and amount of supplementary benefit.

          3. 3. Supplementary benefit to meet exceptional need.

          4. 4. Provision for cases of urgent need.

          5. 5. Power to require registration for employment.

          6. 6. Exclusion from supplementary benefit of certain employed persons and pupils.

          7. 8. Persons affected by trade disputes.

          8. 9. Recovery of supplementary benefit paid after return to full-time employment following trade dispute.

          9. 10. Modification of the right to supplementary allowance in certain cases.

          10. 11. Supplementary benefit in kind.

          11. 12. Supplementary ProvisionsPrevention of duplication of payments.

          12. 13. Payment of supplementary benefits.

          13. 14. Administration of supplementary benefits.

          14. 15. Appeals

          15. 15A. Appeals from Appeal Tribunal.

          16. 16. Supplementary benefits to be inalienable.

      4. Part II Liability to maintain, recovery of expenditure and offences

        1. Liability to maintain

          1. 17. Liability to maintain.

        2. Recovery of expenditure

          1. 18. Recovery of expenditure on supplementary benefits from persons liable for maintenance.

          2. 19. Affiliation orders.

          3. 20. Recovery in cases of misrepresentation or non-disclosure.

        3. Offences

          1. 21. False statements.

          2. 22. Impersonation of officers.

          3. 23. Illegal possession of documents.

          4. 24. Failure to notify.

          5. 25. Failure to maintain.

        4. Legal proceedings

          1. 26. Legal proceedings.

      5. Part III Administration, general and supplemental

        1. Administration

          1. 27. Duties of Secretary of State.

          2. 28. The Appeal Tribunal.

          3. 30. Re-establishment courses and resettlement units.

          4. 32A. Modification of Act for special cases.

          5. 33. Rules and regulations.

          6. 34. Interpretation.

    3. Schedule 1

      Provisions for determining right to benefit and amount of benefit

      1. General

        1. 1.(1) The amount of any supplementary benefit to which a...

      2. Requirements

        1. 2.(1) For the purposes of this Schedule requirements shall be...

        2. (4) Regulations may provide that the preceding sub-paragraph shall have...

      3. Aggregation of requirements and resources

        1. 3.(1) Where two persons are a married or unmarried couple,...

      4. Exclusion of small payments

        1. 4.Where the amount of any supplementary benefit would be less...

    4. Schedule 5

      Re-establishment courses and resettlement units

      1. Re-establishment courses

        1. 1.(1) The Secretary of State may provide courses, to be...

      2. Resettlement units

        1. 2.(1) It shall be the duty of the Secretary of...

      3. Contributions for courses and places provided by voluntary organisations

        1. 4.The Secretary of State may make contributions to the funds...

    5. SCHEDULE 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. SCHEDULE 4

      Consequential and minor amendments of enactments

      1. Polish Resettlement Act 1947

        1. 1.(1) Section 3 of the Polish Resettlement Act 1947 and...

      2. The National Assistance Act 1948

        1. 2.(1) In section 22 of the National Assistance Act 1948,...

      3. The Maintenance Orders Act 1950

        1. 3.In section 8(1) of the Maintenance Orders Act 1950 (which...

      4. The Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1967

        1. 4.(1) Section 4(5) of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1967...

      5. The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

        1. 5.(1) In section 87(3) of the Social Work (Scotland) Act...

      6. The Local Authority Social Services Act 1970

        1. 6.In Schedule 1 to the Local Authority Social Services Act...

      7. The Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1972

        1. 7.In section 16A(4) of the Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act...

      8. The Employment and Training Act 1973

        1. 8.In section 12(2)(b) of the Employment and Training Act 1973...

      9. The Legal Aid Act 1974

        1. 9.(1) Section 11(6) of the Legal Aid Act 1974 (which...

        2. 10.. . . . . . . . . ....

      10. The Sex Discrimination Act 1975

        1. 11.In section 35(1)(a) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (which...

      11. The Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1977

        1. 12.In subsection (13) of section 22 of the Social Security...

      12. The Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978

        1. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 14.. . . . . . . . . ....

    7. SCHEDULE 5

      ENACTMENTS AND INSTRUMENTS REPEALED

      1. Part I Enactments and Instruments repealed on passing of Act

      2. Part II Enactments repealed on appointed day

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