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|Short title and chapter||Extent of repeal|
|Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (c. 4).||In section 164(2)(a), the words “, wholly or partly because of pregnancy or confinement”.|
|Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5).|
In section 2B(9), the words from “the following” to the first “and”.
In section 122(2), the word “or” before paragraph (b).
|Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 8).||In section 116(2), the word “or” before paragraph (b).|
|Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (c. 17).||In section 19, paragraph (c) and the word “and” immediately before it.|
|Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18).|
Section 3(3) and (4).
|Social Security Administration (Fraud) Act 1997 (c. 47).||In Schedule 1, paragraph 12(3).|
|Employment Rights (Dispute Resolution) Act 1998 (c. 8).|
In Schedule 1, paragraphs 19 to 21, 23 and 26.
|Social Security Act 1998 (c. 14).||Section 3(3).|
|Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, Etc.) Act 1999 (c. 2).||In Schedule 1, paragraph 13.|
|Employment Relations Act 1999 (c. 26).||Section 11(6).|
|Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999 (c. 30).||Section 53(2)(b).|
|Title and reference||Extent of revocation|
|Social Security Administration (Fraud) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/1182 (N.I. 11)).||In Schedule 1, paragraph 7.|
|Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/671).||In Schedule 1, paragraph 15.|
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