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The Social Security (United States of America) Order 1997

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This Order makes provision for the modification of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 and the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 so as to give effect to the Supplementary Agreement on social security (which is set out in Schedule 1 to this Order) made between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the United States of America. The Supplementary Agreement amends the Agreement on social security set out in Schedule 1 to the Social Security (United States of America) Order 1984 to take into account changes in United Kingdom legislation, in particular as relates to incapacity benefit.

There are also set out in Schedule 2 to this Order the provisions of a Supplementary Administrative Agreement amending the Administrative Agreement set out in Schedule 2 to the Social Security (United States of America) Order 1984.

This Order does not impose any costs on business.

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