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Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016

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(1)The following provisions of this Act extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland—

(a)section 1 (full employment: reporting obligation);

(b)section 4 (children living in low-income households),

(c)sections 5, 6 and 7 (life chances);

(d)section 11(2) and (6) (freeze of rates of child benefit for four tax years);

(e)section 12 and paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 (freeze of certain tax credit amounts for four tax years);

(f)section 13 (changes to child tax credit);

(g)section 34, this section, section 36 and section 37.

(2)The following provisions of this Act extend to England and Wales—

(a)section 2 (apprenticeships reporting obligation);

(b)section 3 (support for troubled families: reporting obligation);

(c)sections 23 to 33 and Schedule 2 (reduction in social housing rents).

(3)The following provisions of this Act extend to England and Wales and Scotland—

(a)sections 8, 9 and 10 (benefit cap and review of benefit cap);

(b)section 11(1), (3), (4) and (5) and paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 (freeze of certain social security benefits for four tax years);

(c)section 14 (changes to child element of universal credit);

(d)section 15 (employment and support allowance: work-related activity component);

(e)section 16 (universal credit: limited capability for work element);

(f)section 17 (universal credit: work-related requirements);

(g)sections 18 to 21 (loans for mortgage interest etc);

(h)section 22 (expenses of paying sums in respect of vehicle hire etc).

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