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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Section 25: Jobseekers’ agreements and action plans: well-being of children

Section 25 introduces a requirement in Article 11 of the Jobseeker’s (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 and section 14 of the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007, that the well-being of the child should be taken into account when agreeing the activities that a parent will undertake as part of an action plan or jobseeker’s agreement in order to help the parent move closer to or into work.

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