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The Jobseeker’s Allowance (Workskill Courses) Pilot (No. 2) Regulations 1997

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PART IVPart-Time and Full-Time Students

“Training Scheme” in section 19

18.  In relation to a person to whom Part II or Part III applies, “training scheme” in sub-paragraphs (iii) and (iv) of paragraph (b) and in paragraph (c) of subsection (5) of section 19 of the Act means, in addition to the scheme listed in regulation 75(1)(b) of the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations, a workskill course.

Good cause for the purposes of section 19(5)(b)

19.—(1) Without prejudice to any other circumstancers in which a person may be regarded as having good cause for any act or omission for the purposes of section 19(5)(b) of the Act and in addition to the circumstances listed in regulation 73 of the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations, a person to whom Part II or Part III applies is to be regarded as having good cause for any act or omission for the purposes of section 19(5)(b)(iii) and (iv) where

(a)the act or omission was in relation to a workskill course undertaken by him and occurred less than four weeks after the first day of the period of study;

(b)the act or omission was in relation to a workskill course undertaken by him and was due to his lack of ability;

(c)the workskill course was not suitable; or

(d)the act or omission was in relation to an employment programme and he was or would have been required to attend the employment programme at a time which would have prevented him from attending the workskill course.

(2) In this regulation, a workskill course is suitable if it is suitable for that person is vocationally relevant respects, namely his personal capacity, aptitude, his preference, the level of qualification aimed at, duration of the course and proportion of time, if any, which the person has spent on the training in relation to the length of the course.

Good cause for the purposes of section 19(6)(c) and (d)

20.  Without prejudice to any other circumstances in which a person may be regarded as having good cause for any act or omission for the purposes of section 19(6)(c) and (d) of the Act, and in addition to the circumstances listed in regulation 72 of the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations, a person is to be regarded as having good cause for any act or omission for the purposes of section 19(6)(c) and (d) where

(a)the act or omission took place within a period of four weeks before the end of his workskill course or of his examinations;

(b)the employment consists of employment for which he is not required to be available in accordance with these Regulations unless it is permanent full-time employment; or

(c)in the case of a person to whom Part II applies, the employment consists of casual full-time employment and he would have to resign from permanent part-time employment to do it.

Modification of regulation 72

21.—(1) Regulation 72(2)(a) shall read, in relation to a person who has restricted his availability in accordance with Part II or Part III, as if after the word “8” the words “and 13” were deleted and the words “, 13 and the Jobseeker’s Allowance (Workskill Courses) Pilot (No. 2) Regulations 1997” were inserted.

(2) Regulation 72(5A) of the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations(1) shall not apply to a person falling within Part II.

(1)

Regulation 72(5A) was inserted by regulation 2 of the Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 1997, S.I. 1997/454.

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