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8th May 2012
Laid before Parliament
14th May 2012
Coming into force
4th June 2012
The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 17(3) and (5) and 54 of the Child Support Act 1991(1), sections 10(3) and (6) and 84 of the Social Security Act 1998(2), paragraphs 4(4) and (6) and 23(1) of Schedule 7 to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000(3) and section 103(2)(b) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (4).
In respect of provisions in these Regulations relating to housing benefit and council tax benefit, organisations appearing to the Secretary of State to be representative of the authorities concerned have agreed that consultations need not be undertaken(5).
This Instrument contains only regulations made by virtue of, or consequential upon, section 103 of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 and is made before the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the coming into force of that section(6).
1991 c. 48 (“the 1991 Act”). Section 54 is cited for the meaning of “prescribe”.
1998 c.14. (“the 1998 Act”). Section 84 is cited for the meaning of “prescribe”.
2000 c. 19 (“the 2000 Act”). Paragraph 23 is cited for the meaning of “prescribe”.
2012 c. 5 (“the Welfare Reform Act”).
See section 176(2) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5) (“the 1992 Act”).
See section 173(5) of the 1992 Act.
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