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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Exceptions relating to payment of additional benefit under awards made before the commencing date

2.  Section 135(3) of the Administration Act (effect of alteration of rates of benefit under Parts II to V of the Contributions and Benefits Act) shall not apply if a question arises as to either—

(a)the weekly rate at which the benefit is payable by virtue of the up-rating order; or

(b)whether the conditions for the receipt of the benefit at the altered rate are satisfied,

until that question has been determined in accordance with the provisions of the Administration Act.

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