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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 15: Deductions from benefits: further provision in regulations

This Section provides for regulations to be made in respect of applications for deductions from benefits, and outlines what, in particular, regulations may provide for. Regulations made by the Department for Social Development may provide for the procedure for application, the eligibility for deductions, the deduction amounts and periods, the cessation of deductions, the priority between collection order deductions and other deduction orders (Section 15(1)).  Regulations made by the Department of Justice may provide for the notification requirements and contents of the application (Section 15(2)).

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