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Social Security Administration (Fraud) Act 1997

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22Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

Schedule 1 (minor and consequential amendments) and Schedule 2 (repeals) have effect.

23Northern Ireland

(1)Sections 1(1), 2(1), 3 to 19, 20(1) and 21(1) do not extend to Northern Ireland.

(2)Sections 1(2), 2(2), 20(2) and 21(2) and subsections (4) and (5) of this section extend only to Northern Ireland.

(3)Section 22 and the Schedules have the same extent as the enactments which they amend or repeal.

(4)An Order in Council under paragraph 1(1)(b) of Schedule 1 to the [1974 c. 28.] Northern Ireland Act 1974 (legislation for Northern Ireland in the interim period) which contains a statement that it is made only for relevant purposes—

(a)shall not be subject to paragraph 1(4) and (5) of that Schedule (affirmative resolution of both Houses of Parliament), but

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

(5)In subsection (4) “relevant purposes” means purposes corresponding to those of any of sections 3 to 9 and 11 to 19 or of so much of section 22 and the Schedules as does not extend to Northern Ireland.

24Financial provision

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

(a)any expenditure of a Minister of the Crown or government department incurred in consequence of this Act, and

(b)any increase attributable to this Act in the sums payable out of money provided by Parliament under any other Act.

(2)Any sum received by the Secretary of State by virtue of this Act shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund.

25Commencement

(1)Sections 1 to 22 and the Schedules shall not come into force until such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(2)Different days may be appointed for different purposes.

(3)An order under this section may include such transitional provisions, consequential provisions or savings as the Secretary of State considers appropriate for the purposes of, or in connection with, the provisions to which it applies.

(4)An order under this section may provide that a provision of this Act is to come into force only in relation to an area specified in the order.

(5)Nothing in section 13 or 14 applies in relation to any act or omission occurring before the section comes into force.

(6)An order which provides that section 15 is to come into force only in relation to a specified area may also provide that (unless continued in force by a subsequent order) that section is to remain in force there only for a period specified in the order; and an order which so provides may include such transitional provisions, consequential provisions or savings as the Secretary of State considers appropriate in relation to that section’s ceasing to be in force in relation to that area at the end of that period.

(7)Section 15 does not apply in relation to an act or omission occurring in an area at a time when that section is not in force in relation to that area.

26Short title

This Act may be cited as the Social Security Administration (Fraud) Act 1997.

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