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Social Security Fraud Act 2001

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(1)For paragraph (b) of section 63(2) of the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000 (c. 19) (loss of benefit where one member of a joint-claim couple is in contravention of a community order) there shall be substituted—

(b)that restriction would apply in the case of one of the members of the couple and the other member of the couple—

(i)is subject to sanctions for the purposes of section 20A of the Jobseekers Act 1995 (c. 18) (denial or reduction of joint-claim jobseeker’s allowance); or

(ii)is a person in whose case the restriction in subsection (2) of section 8 of the Social Security Fraud Act 2001 (loss of benefit for offenders) would apply if the entitlement were an entitlement to a sanctionable benefit (within the meaning of that section).

(2)In paragraph 3 of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Act 1998 (c. 14) (decisions against which an appeal lies), after sub-paragraph (e) there shall be inserted ; or

(f)section 7, 8 or 9 of the Social Security Fraud Act 2001.

(3)In section 170 of Administration Act (functions of the Social Security Advisory Committee in relation to the relevant enactments and the relevant Northern Ireland enactments), in subsection (5)—

(a)in the definition of “relevant enactments”, after paragraph (af) there shall be inserted—

(ag)sections 7 to 11 of the Social Security Fraud Act 2001;

and

(b)in the definition of “relevant Northern Ireland enactments”, after paragraph (af) there shall be inserted—

(ag)any provisions in Northern Ireland which correspond to sections 7 to 11 of the Social Security Fraud Act 2001; and.

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