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Welfare Reform Act 2012

Section 47: Procedure for regulation-making powers

251.Section 47 amends section 37 of JA 1995 so that regulations under sections 6 and 7, relating to the condition that a claimant must be actively seeking and available for employment, are no longer subject to the affirmative resolution procedure in the Houses of Parliament. The amendment would ensure that the Parliamentary procedure in relation to these aspects of JSA will be consistent with the similar regulations that may be made in relation to universal credit, so they will be subject to negative resolution.

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