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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007


8.As part of a UK-wide consultation, the Department issued the Welfare Reform Green Paper, “A new deal for welfare: Empowering people to work”(1) in January 2006. The Consultation Report(2) was published in June 2006 and the Act takes forward those proposals.

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