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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

13A: Persons not required to meet the jobseeking conditions

This Article provides for regulations to be made which would require people who are not required to meet the jobseeking conditions, and who are not a member of a joint-claim couple, to undertake work-focused interviews. This provision will not apply to lone parents with a child aged under the age of one. The purpose of the interview is to consider a person’s existing and future employment and training prospects or needs.

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