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Welfare Supplementary Payments (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022


9.The Act contains four sections. Section 1 removes the current end date of 31 March 2020 for qualifying for mitigation payments in respect of the Social Sector Size Criteria. Section 2 provides that payments cannot be made under Article 137A for any period between 31 March 2020 and the date on which the Act comes into operation. Section 3 provides for the Department for Communities to report on the operation of payments made under both the mitigation schemes under Article 137 and Article 137A. Section 4 deals with commencement of and the short title of the Act.

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