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National Insurance Contributions and Statutory Payments Act 2004

Recovery of unpaid contributions by distraint in Northern Ireland

Effect of the measure

32.Section 6(1) provides for authorised officers of the Inland Revenue to take distraint action in their own right in Northern Ireland and for the powers they can call upon to levy distraint to be consistent with those which apply in England and Wales.

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