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14. The Secretary of State may direct that all or part of any benefit under these Regulations payable to or in respect of a person to whom these Regulations apply be forfeited if that person is convicted of any of the following offences committed before the benefit becomes payable–
(a)an offence in connection with employment mentioned in regulation 3(1), which is certified by the Secretary of State either to have been gravely injurious to the State or to be liable to lead to a serious loss of confidence in the public service;
(b)an offence of treason;
(c)one or more offences under the Official Secrets Act 1911 to 1989(1) for which the person has been sentenced on the same occasion to a term of imprisonment of, or to two or more consecutive terms amounting in aggregate to, at least 10 years.