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Welfare Reform Act 2009

Consequential amendments

334.Paragraph 8 of Schedule 3 makes amendments to the Welfare Reform Act 2007 in consequence of the drugs provisions. In particular, it amends section 16 of that Act to permit some of the Secretary of State’s functions under the drugs provisions to be contracted out. It also provides for the affirmative procedure to apply to all regulations made under the new Schedule 1A inserted by paragraph 7.

335.Paragraph 9 provides for the Secretary of State to report on the operation of regulations made under Schedule 1A to the Welfare Reform Act 2007 as in paragraph 334 above.

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