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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007

Section 21: Deemed entitlement for other purposes

Where specified legislation leads to a loss of entitlement section 21 enables regulations to be made so that a person can be treated as still entitled to employment and support allowance in order to retain his rights and obligations. This is similar to provisions which currently apply to incapacity benefit.

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