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Welfare Reform Act 2009

Section 11: Claimants dependent on drugs etc.

98.This section and Schedule 3 make provision in relation to persons claiming jobseeker’s allowance and employment support allowance who are dependent on, or have a propensity to misuse, drugs. They will be required to engage in certain activities if their condition affects their prospects of finding work. The Schedule also contains a power to extend the provisions to those who misuse alcohol.

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