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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Schedule 2 - Abolition of income support: consequential amendments

Schedule 2 makes consequential amendments that are required for the abolition of income support. It amends references to income support in a number of Acts and Orders and where appropriate, inserts a new reference to jobseeker’s allowance instead.

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