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147RepealsE+W+S+N.I.

Schedule 14 contains consequential repeals.

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I1S. 147 in force for specified purposes; s. 147 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 150(1)(f); s. 147 in force for specified purposes at 8.5.2012 see s. 150(2)(b)(f)(k)

148Financial provisionE+W+S+N.I.

There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament—

(a)sums paid by the Secretary of State by way of universal credit or personal independence payment;

(b)any other expenditure incurred in consequence of this Act by a Minister of the Crown or the Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs;

(c)any increase attributable to this Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of money so provided.

149ExtentE+W+S+N.I.

(1)This Act extends to England and Wales and Scotland only, subject as follows.

(2)The following provisions extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland—

(a)section 32 (power to make consequential and supplementary provision: universal credit);

(b)section 33 (abolition of benefits);

(c)section 76 (calculation of working tax credit);

(d)section 92 (power to make consequential and supplementary provision: personal independence payment);

(e)section 126(1) to (13) (tax credits: transfer of functions etc);

(f)section 127(1) to (9) (information-sharing between Secretary of State and HMRC);

(g)this Part, excluding Schedule 14 (repeals).

(3)Sections 128 and 129 extend to England and Wales only.

(4)Any amendment or repeal made by this Act has the same extent as the enactment to which it relates.

150CommencementE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The following provisions of this Act come into force on the day on which it is passed—

(a)section 76 (calculation of working tax credit);

(b)section 103 and Schedule 12 (supersession of decisions of former appellate bodies) (but see section 103(2));

(c)section 108 (application of Limitation Act 1980) (but see section 108(4));

(d)section 109 (recovery of fines etc by deductions from employment and support allowance) (but see section 109(3));

(e)section 126 (tax credits: transfer of functions etc);

(f)this Part, excluding Schedule 14 (repeals).

(2)The following provisions of this Act come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which it is passed—

(a)section 50 (dual entitlement to employment and support allowance and jobseeker's allowance);

(b)section 60 and Part 6 of Schedule 14 (claimants dependent on drugs etc);

(c)sections 71 and 72 (social fund: purposes of discretionary payments and determination of amount or value of budgeting loan);

(d)section 107 (recovery of child benefit and guardian's allowance);

(e)section 111 (time limit for legal proceedings);

(f)section 127 and Part 13 of Schedule 14 (information-sharing between Secretary of State and HMRC);

(g)section 134 (information-sharing for social security or employment purposes etc);

(h)section 135 (functions of registration service);

(i)section 142 (exclusion of child support maintenance from individual voluntary arrangements);

(j)section 145 and Schedule 13 (Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission);

(k)Part 2 of Schedule 14 (entitlement to jobseeker's allowance without seeking employment).

(3)The remaining provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(4)An order under subsection (3) may—

(a)appoint different days for different purposes;

(b)appoint different days for different areas in relation to—

(i)any provision of Part 1 (universal credit) or of Part 1 of Schedule 14;

(ii)section 61 or 62 (entitlement to work: jobseeker's allowance and employment and support allowance);

(iii)any provision of Part 4 (personal independence payment) or of Part 9 of Schedule 14;

(iv)section 102 (consideration of revision before appeal);

(c)make such transitory or transitional provision, or savings, as the Secretary of State considers necessary or expedient.

151Short titleE+W+S+N.I.

This Act may be cited as the Welfare Reform Act 2012.

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