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Welfare Reform Act 2009

Section 8: Parliamentary procedure: regulations imposing work-related activity requirements on lone parents of children under 7

91.Section 8 provides that any regulations under new section 2D(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992, new section 18B of the Jobseekers Act 1995 and section 13 of the Welfare Reform Act 2007 which impose a requirement on a lone parent with a child under seven to undertake work-related activity and are made within 5 years of the date the Act is passed (that is, at any time before 12 November 2014) will be subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.

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