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Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Schedule 3 - Loss of benefit provisions: further amendments

Part 1 of Schedule 3 makes further amendments to sections 6 to 10 and 12 of the Social Security Fraud Act (Northern Ireland) 2001. These are related to the amendments made by section 18.

Part 2 of Schedule 3 makes consequential amendments to other statutory provisions.

Paragraph 7 amends the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992. Paragraph 8 amends the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 to ensure that there is a right of appeal against the decision under the new section 5B of the Social Security Fraud Act (Northern Ireland) 2001 that a benefit is to be reduced or withdrawn.

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