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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007

Section 15: Directions about work-related activity

Section 15 provides a power for the Department or the Department for Employment and Learning to direct that a specific activity in the case of an individual is not to count as work-related activity. This is intended to stop a claimant seeking to satisfy the requirement to undertake work-related activity by undertaking activity that is considered inappropriate for his circumstances.

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