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The Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Commencement No. 8 and Savings and Transitional Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Day appointed for commencement of the universal credit provisions in Part 1 of the Act

  5. 4.Day appointed for the abolition of income-related employment and support allowance and income-based jobseeker’s allowance

  6. 5.Provisions that apply in connection with the abolition of income-related employment and support allowance and income-based jobseeker’s allowance under article 4

  7. 6.Transitional provision: where the abolition of income-related employment and support allowance and income-based jobseeker’s allowance is treated as not applying

  8. 7.Day appointed for commencement of provisions relating to claimant responsibilities with respect to employment and support allowance and jobseeker’s allowance, and transitional provisions

  9. 8.Day appointed for commencement of provisions concerning consideration of revision before appeal

  10. 9.Transitional provision: conversion of incapacity benefits

  11. 10.Limited capability for work or work-related activity: transition from old style ESA

  12. 11.Limited capability for work or work-related activity: transition from new style ESA

  13. 12.Continuity of jobseeking period in the case of transition from old style JSA

  14. 13.Continuity of jobseeking period in case of transition from new style JSA

  15. 14.Sanctions: transition from old style ESA in case of a new award

  16. 15.Sanctions: transition from old style ESA in case of a continuing award

  17. 16.Escalation of sanctions: transition from old style ESA

  18. 17.Sanctions: transition from old style JSA in case of a new award

  19. 18.Sanctions: transition from old style JSA in case of a continuing award

  20. 19.Escalation of sanctions: transition from old style JSA

  21. 20.Termination of sanctions under a new style ESA or JSA award

  22. 21.Transitory provisions: appeals

  23. 22.Transitional provision: references to contributory employment and support allowance and contribution-based jobseeker’s allowance

  24. 23.Amendment of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No 8 and Savings and Transitional Provisions) Order 2013

  25. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      POSTCODE DISTRICTS

      1. 1.M43

      2. 2.OL6

      3. 3.OL7

      4. 4.SK16

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      UNIVERSAL CREDIT PROVISIONS COMING INTO FORCE IN RELATION TO CERTAIN CLAIMS AND AWARDS

      1. 1.Section 1 (universal credit).

      2. 2.Section 2(1) (claims).

      3. 3.Section 3 (entitlement).

      4. 4.Section 4(1) and (4) (basic conditions).

      5. 5.Section 5 (financial conditions).

      6. 6.Section 6 (restrictions on entitlement).

      7. 7.Section 7(1) and (4) (basis of awards).

      8. 8.Section 8 (calculation of awards).

      9. 9.Section 9(1) (standard allowance).

      10. 10.Section 10(1) (responsibility for children and young persons).

      11. 11.Section 11(1) and (2) (housing costs).

      12. 12.Section 12(1) and (2) (other particular needs or circumstances).

      13. 13.Section 13 (work-related requirements: introductory).

      14. 14.Section 14 (claimant commitment).

      15. 15.Section 15(1) and (4) (work-focused interview requirement).

      16. 16.Section 16 (work preparation requirement).

      17. 17.Section 17(1), (2), (3)(a) to (e), (4) and (5) (work...

      18. 18.Section 18 (work availability requirement).

      19. 19.Section 19(1), (2)(a) to (c), (5) and (6) (claimants subject...

      20. 20.Section 20 (claimants subject to work-focused interview requirement only).

      21. 21.Section 21 (claimants subject to work preparation requirement).

      22. 22.Section 22 (claimants subject to all work-related requirements).

      23. 23.Section 23 (connected requirements).

      24. 24.Section 24(2), (3) and (4) (imposition of requirements).

      25. 25.Section 26(1) to (5) (higher-level sanctions).

      26. 26.Section 27(1) to (3) and (6) to (8) (other sanctions)....

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      COMMENCEMENT OF REPEALS IN PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 14 TO THE ACT

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      MODIFICATIONS OF THE 2010 TRANSITIONAL REGULATIONS

      1. 1.The 2010 Transitional Regulations are to be read as if...

      2. 2.(1) Regulation 2 (interpretation) is amended as follows.

      3. 3.In regulation 4 (the notice commencing the conversion phase), omit...

      4. 4.In regulation 5 (deciding whether an existing award qualifies for...

      5. 5.In regulation 6(2) (application of certain enactments for purpose of...

      6. 6.In regulation 7 (qualifying for conversion)— (a) in paragraph (1)—...

      7. 7.In regulation 8(1) (amount of an employment and support allowance...

      8. 8.In regulation 9(1) (determining entitlement to a transitional addition)—

      9. 9.In regulation 10 (transitional addition: incapacity benefit or severe disablement...

      10. 10.Omit regulation 11 (transitional addition: income support).

      11. 11.In regulation 12 (regulations 10 and 11: supplementary)—

      12. 12.In regulation 13(3) (the effective date of a conversion decision),...

      13. 13.In regulation 14 (conversion decision that existing award qualifies for...

      14. 14.In regulation 15 (conversion decision that existing award does not...

      15. 15.In regulation 16 (application of other enactments applying to employment...

      16. 16.In regulation 17 (changes of circumstances before the effective date)—...

      17. 17.In regulation 18 (reducing the transitional addition: general rule), for...

      18. 18.In regulation 21 (termination of transitional addition)—

      19. 19.In regulation 22 (disapplication of certain enactments following conversion decision),...

      20. 20.In Schedule 1 (modification of enactments: making conversion decisions)—

      21. 21.(1) Schedule 2 (modification of enactments: after the conversion phase)...

      22. 9.For paragraph 11, substitute— Regulation 39 (exempt work) is to be read as if,...

      23. 10.For paragraph 12, substitute—

      24. 11.Omit paragraph 13.

      25. 12.In paragraph 14— (a) for “Regulation 75” substitute “Regulation 68”;...

      26. 13.In paragraph 15— (a) in the introductory words, for “Regulation...

      27. 14.Omit paragraph 16.

      28. 15.In the sub-heading before paragraph 17, for “Social Security (Claims...

      29. 16.In paragraph 17, for “The Social Security (Claims and Payments)...

      30. 17.For paragraph 18 substitute— Regulation 7 (claims not required for entitlement to an employment...

      31. 18.In paragraph 19, for “regulation 26C” substitute “regulation 51”.

      32. 19.In paragraph 20— (a) for “regulation 32(1B)” substitute “regulation 38(4)”;...

      33. 20.Omit paragraph 21.

      34. 21.In paragraph 22, for “Schedule 9B” substitute “Schedule 7”.

      35. 22.In paragraph 22A, in the inserted text omit paragraph (2B)....

      36. 23.In paragraph 23, in the inserted text omit paragraph (2B)....

      37. 24.In paragraph 24, in the inserted text omit paragraph (2B)....

      38. 25.In paragraph 25, in the inserted text omit paragraph (2B)....

      39. 26.In the sub-heading before paragraph 25A, for “Social Security and...

      40. 27.In paragraph 25A— (a) in sub-paragraph (1), for “Regulation 3...

      41. 28.Omit paragraph 27.

      42. 22.In Schedule 3— (a) for “The Social Security (Claims and...

  26. Explanatory Note

  27. Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

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