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Social Security Act 1990

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28(1)In section 19 of the 1989 Act, in subsection (7) (construction of references to government departments) after the word “include” there shall be inserted “(a)” and at the end there shall be added the words and

(b)the Scottish Courts Administration.

(2)In subsection (9)(d) of that section (lawful authority: court proceedings) after the words “this Act” there shall be inserted the words “or in any corresponding enactment having effect in Northern Ireland”.

(3)In subsection (10) of that section—

(a)in paragraph (b) (mental health receivers) for the words “or any corresponding enactment having effect in Northern Ireland” there shall be substituted the words “or a controller appointed under Article 101 of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986”;

(b)in paragraph (d)(i), for the words “or any similar appointee in Northern Ireland” there shall be substituted the words “or sub-paragraph (a) of rule 38(1) of Order 109 of the Rules of the Supreme Court (Northern Ireland) 1980”;

(c)in paragraph (d)(ii), for the words from “that rule” onwards there shall be substituted the words “the said rule 41(1) or a controller ad interim appointed under sub-paragraph (b) of the said rule 38(1)”; and

(d)in the words following paragraph (d), after the word “receiver,” there shall be inserted the word “controller,”.

(4)In Schedule 2 to that Act (persons employed in social security adjudication or administration) for the entry in Part I relating to the Inland Revenue there shall be substituted—

Other public departments and offices

  • A member or officer of the Commissioners of Inland Revenue.

  • A civil servant in the Scottish Courts Administration.

(5)In that Part, after the entry “An insurance officer” there shall be inserted—

  • A supplement officer.

(6)In Part II of that Schedule (construction of references to government departments etc) paragraph 1(2) (definitions) shall be omitted and for paragraph 3 (which relates to the Lord Chancellor’s Department) there shall be substituted—

3Any reference in Part I of this Schedule to the Lord Chancellor’s Department or the Scottish Courts Administration is a reference to that Department or Administration only to the extent that the functions carried out by persons in its employ are, or are connected with—

(a)functions of the Chief, or any other, Social Security Commissioner; or

(b)functions of the Council on Tribunals or the Scottish Committee of that Council which relate to social security or to occupational or personal pension schemes or to war pensions.

(7)In paragraph 4 of that Part (the Inland Revenue) in paragraph (b), the words “as defined in paragraph 1(2) above” shall be omitted and after that paragraph there shall be inserted—

5In this Part of this Schedule—

  • “occupational pension scheme” has the meaning given by section 66(1) of the Pensions Act;

  • “personal pension scheme” has the meaning given by section 84(1) of the 1986 Act;

  • “war pension” has the meaning given by section 25(4) of this Act.

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