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Social Security Fraud Act (Northern Ireland) 2001


8.Prior to the introduction of the Westminster Social Security Fraud Bill there was a UK-wide consultation on the document “Safeguarding Social Security: Getting the information we need”. The responses, including those received from Northern Ireland, were taken into account when developing the provisions of that Bill. Consequently they are reflected in the content of this Act.

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