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Welfare Reform Act 2009

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7(1)Section 13 of the 2001 Act (interpretation of sections 7 to 12) is amended as follows.

(2)For the words “sections 7 to 12”, both in the section and in the heading to the section, substitute “sections 6A to 12”.

(3)After the definition of “benefit” insert—

  • “cautioned”, in relation to any person and any offence, means cautioned after the person concerned has admitted the offence; and “caution” is to be interpreted accordingly;.

(4)Omit the definitions of “disqualification period” and “post-commencement offence”.

(5)In the definition of “sanctionable benefit”, for “section 7(8)” substitute “section 6A(1)”.

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