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17th June 2003
Laid before Parliament
25th June 2003
Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(1)
The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 123(1)(a), (d) and (e), 130(4), 131(10), 135(1), 136(3) and (5)(b), 137(1) and (2)(d), 175(1) and (3) to (5) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(1), sections 26, 35(1) and (3) and 36(2) to (5) of the Jobseekers Act 1995(2) and sections 1(1), 5(1)(a) and (b), 6(1)(a) and (b), 78(2), 128A(1), 189(1), (4) and (5) and 191 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992(3) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, after consultation, in respect of provisions in these Regulations relating to housing benefit and council tax benefit, with organisations appearing to the Secretary of State to be representative of the authorities concerned(4) and after agreement by the Social Security Advisory Committee that proposals in respect of these Regulations should not be referred to it(5) hereby makes the following Regulations:
1995 (c. 18); section 35 (1) is an interpretation provision and is cited for the meaning given to the words “prescribed” and “regulations”.
1992 c. 5. In section 1, subsections (1A) to (1C) (relating to claims) were added by the Social Security Administration (Fraud) Act 1997 section 19; subsection 6(1) was amended by the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14), Schedule 9 paragraph 12(1)(a); section 128A was inserted by the Jobseekers Act 1995 section 28(2) and is prospectively repealed by the Social Security Administration (Fraud) Act 1997 section 22 and Schedule 2; section 189 is amended by the Social Security Act 1998; the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (c. 4); the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc) Act 1999 (c. 2), the Tax Credits Act 2002 (c. 21); section 191 is an interpretation provision cited for the meaning given to the word “prescribe”.
See section 176(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992.
See section 170 and 173(1)(b) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 and paragraph 67 of the Schedule 2 to the Jobseekers Act 1995 which added that Act to the list of “relevant enactments” in respect of which regulations must normally be referred to the Committee.
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