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Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992

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1(1)Except where regulations otherwise provide, no person shall be entitled to child benefit in respect of a child for any week if in that week the child—

(a)is undergoing imprisonment or detention in a young offenders centre;

(b)is authorised under—

(i)any provision of the [1968 c. 34 (N.I.).] Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968; or

(ii)paragraph 7 of Schedule 13 to the [S.I. 1986/594 (N.I. 3).] Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986;

to be detained in a training school, and is not absent from the school on licence;

(c)is liable to be detained by virtue of section 73 of that Act of 1968 and is not discharged on licence;

(d)is the subject of an order under that Act of 1968 committing him to custody in any place to which he may be committed on remand;

(e)is subject to a provision of a supervision order made under that Act of 1968 requiring him to reside in an institution;

(f)is—

(i)in the care of the Department; or

(ii)the subject of a parental rights order under section 104 of that Act of 1968,

in such circumstances as may be prescribed.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1) above the reference to a child in the care of the Department includes a reference to a child in the care of a Health and Social Services Board.

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