Welfare Reform Act 2009

17Power to restrict availability of social fund loans

This section has no associated Explanatory Notes

In section 138 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (payments out of the social fund) after subsection (2) insert—

(2A)Regulations may restrict the making of payments by way of crisis loan or budgeting loan to persons living in areas in which external provider social loans (as defined by section 140ZA(9)) are to any extent available.