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The Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment, Jobseeker's Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance (Decisions and Appeals) Regulations 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Service of documents

    4. 4.Electronic communications

  3. PART 2 REVISION

    1. CHAPTER 1 REVISION ON ANY GROUNDS

      1. 5.Revision on any grounds

      2. 6.Late application for a revision

      3. 7.Consideration of revision before appeal

    2. CHAPTER 2 REVISION ON SPECIFIC GROUNDS

      1. 8.Introduction

      2. 9.Official error, mistake etc.

      3. 10.Decisions against which no appeal lies

      4. 11.Decisions where there is an appeal

      5. 12.Award of another benefit

      6. 13.Advance awards etc.

      7. 14.Sanctions cases etc.

      8. 15.Other decisions relating to an employment and support allowance

      9. 16.Other decisions relating to a jobseeker's allowance

      10. 17.Contributions cases

      11. 18.Other decisions relating to personal independence payment

      12. 19.Other decisions relating to universal credit

    3. CHAPTER 3 PROCEDURE AND EFFECTIVE DATE

      1. 20.Procedure for making an application for a revision

      2. 21.Effective date of a revision

  4. PART 3 SUPERSESSIONS

    1. CHAPTER 1 GROUNDS FOR SUPERSESSION

      1. 22.Introduction

      2. 23.Changes of circumstances

      3. 24.Error of law, ignorance, mistake etc.

      4. 25.Decisions against which no appeal lies

      5. 26.Medical evidence and limited capability for work etc.

      6. 27.Sanctions cases

      7. 28.Loss of benefit cases

      8. 29.Contributions cases

      9. 30.Housing costs: universal credit

      10. 31.Tribunal decisions

    2. CHAPTER 2 SUPERSEDING DECISIONS: LIMITATIONS AND PROCEDURE

      1. 32.Decisions which may not be superseded

      2. 33.Procedure for making an application for a supersession

    3. CHAPTER 3 EFFECTIVE DATES FOR SUPERSESSIONS

      1. 34.Introduction

      2. 35.Effective dates: Secretary of State decisions

      3. 36.Effective dates for superseding decisions where changes notified late

      4. 37.Effective dates: tribunal cases

  5. PART 4 OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO DECISION- MAKING

    1. 38.Correction of accidental errors

    2. 39.Determinations on incomplete evidence

    3. 40.Determinations as to limited capability for work

    4. 41.Effect of alterations affecting universal credit

    5. 42.Issues for HMRC

    6. 43.Appeals raising issues for HMRC

  6. PART 5 SUSPENSION

    1. 44.Suspension in prescribed cases

    2. 45.Provision of information or evidence

    3. 46.Making of payments which have been suspended

  7. PART 6 TERMINATION

    1. 47.Termination for failure to furnish information or evidence

    2. 48.Termination in the case of entitlement to alternative benefits

  8. PART 7 APPEALS

    1. 49.Other persons with a right of appeal

    2. 50.Decisions which may or may not be appealed

    3. 51.Notice of a decision against which an appeal lies

    4. 52.Appeals against decisions which have been revised

    5. 53.Decisions involving issues that arise on appeal in other cases

    6. 54.Appeals involving issues that arise in other cases

    7. 55.Consequential amendments

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      EFFECTIVE DATES FOR SUPERSEDING DECISIONS MADE ON THE GROUND OF A CHANGE OF CIRCUMSTANCES

      1. PART 1 EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT ALLOWANCE AND JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE

        1. 1.Subject to the following provisions of this Part and to...

        2. 2.Paragraph 1 does not apply where— (a) the superseding decision...

        3. 3.Where a relevant change of circumstances results, or is expected...

        4. 4.Where entitlement ends, or is expected to end, as the...

        5. 5.In the case of an employment and support allowance where...

        6. 6.Where the superseding decision is advantageous to the claimant and...

        7. 7.In the case of an employment and support allowance decision...

        8. 8.The superseding decision takes effect— (a) from the date on...

        9. 9.In the case of a claimant who makes an application...

        10. 10.Where the superseding decision is advantageous to the claimant and...

        11. 11.In this Part— “employment and support allowance decision” means a...

      2. PART 2 PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT

        1. 12.Subject to the following provisions of this Part and to...

        2. 13.Paragraph 12 does not apply where— (a) the superseding decision...

        3. 14.Except in a case where paragraph 15 or 31 applies,...

        4. 15.Where— (a) the change is relevant to entitlement to a...

        5. 16.Where the Secretary of State is satisfied that, in relation...

        6. 17.The superseding decision takes effect— (a) from the date on...

        7. 18.Where the superseding decision is advantageous to the claimant and...

        8. 19.In paragraphs 13 and 16, “personal independence payment decision” means...

      3. PART 3 UNIVERSAL CREDIT

        1. 20.Subject to the following paragraphs and to Part 4, in...

        2. 21.Except in a case to which paragraph 22 or 31...

        3. 22.In the case of a person to whom regulation 61...

        4. 23.In the case of a universal credit decision where the...

        5. 24.The superseding decision takes effect— (a) from the first day...

        6. 25.Where— (a) the superseding decision is not advantageous to the...

        7. 26.Where, in any assessment period, a claimant—

        8. 27.A superseding decision of the Secretary of State to make...

        9. 28.In the case of a claimant who makes an application...

        10. 29.Where the superseding decision is advantageous to a claimant and...

        11. 30.In this Part, “a universal credit decision” means a decision...

      4. PART 4 COMMON PROVISIONS

        1. 31.(1) This paragraph applies in relation to an award of...

        2. 32.Where the change of circumstances is that there has been...

        3. 33.Where the change of circumstances is the expected coming into...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DECISIONS AGAINST WHICH AN APPEAL LIES

      1. 1.A decision as to whether a person is entitled to...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      DECISIONS AGAINST WHICH NO APPEAL LIES

      1. Claims and Payments

        1. 1.A decision under any of the following provisions of the...

      2. Other Jobseeker's Allowance Decisions

        1. 2.A decision made in accordance with regulation 39(2) (jobseeker's allowance...

      3. Other Decisions relating to Universal Credit

        1. 3.A decision in default of a nomination under regulation 21(4)...

        2. 4.A decision in default of an election under regulation 29...

        3. 5.A decision as to the amount of universal credit to...

        4. 6.So much of a decision as adopts a decision of...

      4. Suspension

        1. 7.A decision of the Secretary of State relating to suspending...

      5. Decisions Depending on Other Cases

        1. 8.A decision of the Secretary of State in accordance with...

      6. Expenses

        1. 9.A decision of the Secretary of State whether to pay...

      7. Deductions

        1. 10.A decision of the Secretary of State under the Fines...

        2. 11.Any decision of the Secretary of State under the Community...

      8. Loss of Benefit

        1. 12.(1) In the circumstances referred to in sub-paragraph (2), a...

      9. Payments on Account, Overpayments and Recovery

        1. 13.In the case of personal independence payment, a decision of...

        2. 14.A decision of the Secretary of State under the Social...

        3. 15.A decision of the Secretary of State under the Social...

      10. Reciprocal Agreements

        1. 16.A decision of the Secretary of State made in accordance...

      11. European Community Regulations

        1. 17.An authorisation given by the Secretary of State in accordance...

      12. Up-rating

        1. 18.A decision of the Secretary of State relating to the...

  10. Explanatory Note

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