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Health and Social Care Act 2008

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135Administration: Northern Ireland

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(1)In section 5 of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 8) (claims and payments regulations), in subsection (2), after paragraph (f), insert—

(fa)health in pregnancy grant;.

(2)The power to make regulations under that section in relation to health in pregnancy grant is exercisable by the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

(3)After section 10 of that Act insert—

Health in pregnancy grant
10ANecessity of application for health in pregnancy grant

(1)No person is entitled to health in pregnancy grant unless she claims it in the manner, and within the time, prescribed in relation to health in pregnancy grant by regulations under section 5.

(2)No person is entitled to health in pregnancy grant unless subsection (3) or (4) is satisfied in relation to her.

(3)This subsection is satisfied in relation to a person if her claim for health in pregnancy grant is accompanied by—

(a)a statement of her national insurance number and information or evidence establishing that that number has been allocated to her; or

(b)information or evidence enabling the national insurance number that has been allocated to her to be ascertained.

(4)This subsection is satisfied in relation to a person if she makes an application for a national insurance number to be allocated to her which is accompanied by information or evidence enabling a national insurance number to be allocated to her.

(5)The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs may by regulations make provision disapplying subsection (2) in the case of prescribed descriptions of persons making a claim.

(4)In section 69 of that Act (benefits in relation to which overpayments may be recovered), in subsection (11), after paragraph (e), insert—

(ea)health in pregnancy grant; and.

(5)In the application of that section in relation to health in pregnancy grant, references to the Northern Ireland Department are to be read as references to the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

(6)In section 115D of that Act (supply of information by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs), in subsection (1), after “contributions,” insert “health in pregnancy grant,”.

(7)In section 115E of that Act (supply of information to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs), in subsection (2), after “contributions,” insert “health in pregnancy grant,”.

(8)Chapter 2 of Part 2 of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1506 (N.I. 10)) (decisions and appeals) is to have effect as if health in pregnancy grant were a relevant benefit for the purposes of that Chapter; and the functions of the Northern Ireland Department under that Order are, in relation to that grant, exercisable by the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

(9)In subsections (5) and (8), “the Northern Ireland Department” means the Department for Social Development in Northern Ireland.

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