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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007

Section 7: Exclusion of payments below prescribed minimum

Section 7 contains a power equivalent to that in section 130(3) of the Contributions and Benefits Act. The intention is that employment and support allowance will not be paid if entitlement is below 10 pence, unless payment is combined with payment of another benefit.

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