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Social Security (Contributions) Act 1991

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6Short title, commencement, financial provision and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Social Security (Contributions) Act 1991, and this Act shall be included among the Acts which may be cited together as the Social Security Acts 1975 to 1991.

(2)There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament any increase attributable to the provisions of this Act in the sums payable out of such money under any other Act.

(3)There shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund any increase by virtue of this Act in the sums so payable by virtue of any other Act.

(4)Any provision of this Act which amends an enactment not in force when this Act is passed shall come into force on the day on which that enactment comes into force.

(5)This Act has effect in relation to the tax year beginning with 6th April 1991 and subsequent tax years; and in this subsection “tax year” has the meaning assigned to it by Schedule 20 to the 1975 Act.

(6)The following provisions of this Act extend to Northern Ireland—

  • section 5; and

  • this section.

(7)Except as provided by this section, this Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.

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