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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Section 121: Other restrictions on assistance: Northern Ireland

347.This section makes provisions equivalent to those in sections 116 and 117 in relation to Northern Ireland health and personal social services legislation. It removes the entitlement of persons subject to immigration control to assistance under the provision governing the prevention of illness, care and after-care. It also removes all persons subject to immigration control from entitlement to assistance under general social welfare provisions, if their need for assistance arises solely as a result of destitution or anticipated destitution.

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