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The Social Security Act 1988 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1988

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2.  The day appointed for the coming into force of—

(a)the provisions of the Social Security Act 1988 specified in Part I of the Schedule to this Order, is 17th March 1988;

(b)Schedule 4, paragraph 20 (housing benefit finance) and section 16(1) (minor and consequential amendments) in so far as it relates to it, is 1st April 1988;

(c)the provisions of the Social Security Act 1988 specified in Part II of the Schedule to this Order, is 6th April 1988;

(d)the provisions of that Act specified in Part III of the Schedule to this Order, is 11th April 1988;

(e)section 6 (contribution conditions for short-term benefits), and section 16(2) in so far as it relates to the repeals in Schedule 5 of provisions in Schedule 3 to the Social Security Act 1975(1), is 2nd October 1988; and

(f)section 7 (unemployment benefit and occupational pensions), is 1st January 1989.

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