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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007


Section 26: Assembly control

Section 26 provides that certain regulations under sections 2 and 4, the first regulations under section 13 and regulations providing for a pilot scheme (section 19) are subject to the confirmatory resolution procedure in the Assembly. Other regulations under this Part are subject to the negative resolution procedure.

Section 27: General financial arrangements

Section 27 explains that payments of contributory employment and support allowance will be funded from the National Insurance Fund and payments of income-related employment and support allowance will be funded out of the Consolidated Fund. It also provides for the repayment to those funds of any sums recovered in connection with payments of employment and support allowance.

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