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Welfare Reform Act 2009

Section 30: Good cause for failure to comply with regulations etc.

170.This section provides that where regulation-making powers in the Social Security Administration Act 1992, the Jobseekers Act 1995 and the Welfare Reform Act 2007 enable circumstances to be prescribed that constitute good cause for failing to undertake mandatory activities (and just cause for leaving employment), the regulations must always include the availability of childcare and the claimant’s physical or mental health or condition in the list of circumstances that must be taken into account.

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