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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Claims for and Payments and General Administration of Benefit

    1. Necessity of Claim

      1. 1.Entitlement to benefit dependent on claim

      2. 2.Retrospective effect of provisions making entitlement to benefit dependent on claim

    2. Work-focused interviews and work-related activity

      1. 2A.Claim or full entitlement to certain benefits conditional on work-focused interview

      2. 2AA.Full entitlement to certain benefits conditional on work-focused interview for partner

      3. 2B.Supplementary provisions relating to work-focused interviews

      4. 2C.Optional work-focused interviews

      5. 2D.Work-related activity

      6. 2E.Action plans in connection with work-focused interviews

      7. 2F.Directions about work-related activity

      8. 2G.Contracting-out

      9. 2H.Good cause for failure to comply with regulations

    3. Bereavement benefits

      1. 3.Late claims for bereavement benefit where death is difficult to establish

      2. 4.Treatment of payments of benefit to certain widows

    4. Claims and payments regulations

      1. 5.Regulations about claims for and payments of benefit

    5. Community charge benefits etc.

      1. 6.Regulations about community charge benefits administration

      2. 7.Relationship between community charge benefits and other benefits

    6. Sharing of functions as regards certain claims and information

      1. 7A.Sharing of functions as regards certain claims and information

      2. 7B.Use of social security information

    7. Industrial injuries benefit

      1. 8.Notification of accidents, etc

      2. 9.Medical examination and treatment of claimants

      3. 10.Obligations of claimants

    8. Disabled person's tax credit

      1. 11.Initial claims and repeat claims

    9. The social fund

      1. 12.Necessity of application for certain payments

    10. Health in pregnancy grant

      1. 12A.Necessity of application for health in pregnancy grant

    11. Child benefit

      1. 13.Necessity of application for child benefit

      2. 13A.Election not to receive child benefit

    12. Statutory Sick pay

      1. 14.Duties of employees etc. in relation to statutory sick pay

    13. Statutory maternity pay

      1. 15.Duties of women etc. in relation to statutory maternity pay

    14. Payments in respect of mortgage interest etc

      1. 15A.Payment out of benefit of sums in respect of mortgage interest etc

    15. Expenses in respect of vehicle hire etc.

      1. 15B.Expenses of paying sums in respect of vehicle hire etc.

    16. Emergency payments

      1. 16.Emergency payments by local authorities and other bodies

  3. Part II Adjudication

    1. Adjudication by the Secretary of State

      1. 17.Questions for the Secretary of State

      2. 18.Appeal on question of law

      3. 19.Review of decisions

    2. Adjudication by adjudication officers

      1. 20.Claims and questions to be submitted to adjudication officer

      2. 21.Decision of adjudication officer

    3. Appeals from adjudication officers—general

      1. 22.Appeal to social security appeal tribunal

      2. 23.Appeal from social security appeal tribunal to Commissioner

      3. 24.Appeal from Commissioners on point of law

    4. Reviews—general

      1. 25.Review of decisions

      2. 26.Procedure for reviews

      3. 27.Reviews under s. 25—supplementary

      4. 28.Appeals following reviews or refusals to review

      5. 29.Review after claimant appeals

    5. Attendance allowance, disability living allowance and disability working allowance

      1. 30.Reviews of decisions of adjudication officers

      2. 31.Further reviews

      3. 32.Reviews of decisions as to attendance allowance, disability living allowance or disability working allowance—supplementary

      4. 33.Appeals following reviews

      5. 34.Appeal from social security appeal tribunals or disability appeal tribunals to Commissioners and appeals from Commissioners

      6. 35.Reviews of decisions on appeal

    6. Questions first arising on appeal

      1. 36.Questions first arising on appeal

    7. Reference of special questions

      1. 37.Reference of special questions

    8. Adjudication officers and the Chief Adjudication Officer

      1. 38.Adjudication officers

      2. 39.The Chief Adjudication Officer

    9. Social security appeal tribunals

      1. 40.Panels for appointment to social security appeal tribunals

      2. 41.Constitution of social security appeal tribunals

    10. Disability appeal tribunals

      1. 42.Panels for appointment to disability appeal tribunals

      2. 43.Constitution of disability appeal tribunals

    11. Adjudication in relation to industrial injuries and disablement benefit

      1. 44.Declaration that accident is an industrial accident

      2. 45.Disablement questions

      3. 46.Medical appeals and references

      4. 47.Review of medical decisions

      5. 48.Appeal etc. on question of law to Commissioner

    12. Adjudicating medical practitioners and medical appeal tribunals

      1. 49.Adjudicating medical practitioners

      2. 50.Constitution of medical appeal tribunals

    13. The President and full-time chairmen of tribunals

      1. 51.The President of social security appeal tribunals, medical appeal tribunals and disability appeal tribunals and regional chairmen and other full-time chairmen

    14. Social Security Commissioners

      1. 52.Appointment of Commissioners

    15. References by authorities

      1. 53.Power of adjudicating authorities to refer matters to experts

      2. 54.Claims relating to attendance allowance, disability living allowance and disability working allowance

      3. 55.Medical examination etc. in relation to appeals to disability appeal tribunals

    16. Determination of questions of special difficulty

      1. 56.Assessors

      2. 57.Tribunal of three Commissioners

    17. Medical examinations

      1. 57A.Medical examinations of persons awarded attendance allowance or disability living allowance.

    18. Regulations

      1. 58.Regulations as to determination of questions and matters arising out of, or pending, reviews and appeals

      2. 59.Procedure

      3. 60.Finality of decisions

      4. 61.Regulations about supplementary matters relating to determinations

    19. Incapacity for work

      1. 61A.Adjudication: incapacity for work.

    20. Industrial diseases

      1. 62.Adjudication as to industrial diseases

    21. Housing benefit and community charge benefits

      1. 63.Adjudication

    22. Social fund officers and inspectors and the social fund Commissioner

      1. 64.Social fund officers

      2. 65.The social fund Commissioner and inspectors

      3. 66.Reviews

    23. Christmas bonus

      1. 67.Determination of questions

    24. Restrictions on entitlement to benefit following erroneous decision

      1. 68.Restrictions on entitlement to benefit in certain cases of error

      2. 69.Determination of questions on review following erroneous decisions

    25. Correction of errors

      1. 70.Regulations as to correction of errors and setting aside of decisions

  4. Part III Overpayments and adjustments of Benefit

    1. Misrepresentation etc

      1. 71.Overpayments—general

      2. 71ZA.Overpayments out of social fund

    2. Recovery of benefit payments

      1. 71ZB.Recovery of overpayments of certain benefits

      2. 71ZC.Deduction from benefit

      3. 71ZD.Deduction from earnings

      4. 71ZE.Court action etc

      5. 71ZF.Adjustment of benefit

      6. 71ZG.Recovery of payments on account

      7. 71ZH.Recovery of hardship payments etc

    3. Jobseeker's allowance

      1. 71A.Recovery of jobseeker's allowance: severe hardship cases

      2. 72.Special provision as to recovery of income support

    4. Adjustments of benefits

      1. 73.Overlapping benefits—general

      2. 74.Income support and other payments

      3. 74A.Payment of benefit where maintenance payments collected by Secretary of State

    5. Housing benefit

      1. 75.Overpayments of housing benefit

    6. Community charge benefits

      1. 76.Excess benefits

      2. 77.Shortfall in benefits

    7. Social fund awards

      1. 78.Recovery of social fund awards

    8. Northern Ireland payments

      1. 79.Recovery of Northern Ireland payments

    9. Adjustment of child benefit

      1. 80.Child benefit—overlap with benefits under legislation of other member States

  5. Part IV Recovery from compensation payments

    1. 81.Interpretation of Part IV

    2. Recovery from damages etc. of sums equivalent to benefit

      1. 82.Recovery of sums equivalent to benefit from compensation payments in respect of accidents, injuries and diseases

    3. Payments, deductions and certificates

      1. 83.Time for making payment to Secretary of State

      2. 84.The certificate of total benefit

      3. 85.Exemption from deduction in cases involving small payments

      4. 86.Multiple compensation payments

      5. 87.Collaboration between compensators

      6. 88.Structured settlements

      7. 89.Insolvency

      8. 90.Protection of legal aid charges

      9. 91.Overpaid benefits

      10. 92.Death

      11. 93.Payments into court

    4. Administration and adjudication

      1. 94.Provision of information

      2. 95.Applications for certificates of total benefit

      3. 96.Liability of compensator unenforceable if certificate not issued within time limit

      4. 97.Review of certificates of total benefit

      5. 98.Appeals

      6. 99.Recovery in consequence of an appeal

      7. 100.Recovery of relevant payment in cases of default

    5. Miscellaneous

      1. 101.Persons in Northern Ireland

      2. 102.Foreign compensators: duties of intended recipient

      3. 103.Interest on damages: reductions in respect of relevant payments

      4. 104.The Crown

  6. Part V Income Support and the Duty to Maintain

    1. 105.Failure to maintain—general

    2. 106.Recovery of expenditure on benefit from person liable for maintenance

    3. 107.Recovery of expenditure on income support: additional amounts and transfer of orders

    4. 108.Reduction of expenditure on income support: certain maintenance orders to be enforceable by the Secretary of State

    5. 109.Diversion of arrested earnings to Secretary of State-Scotland

  7. Part VI Enforcement

    1. Inspection and offences

      1. 109A.Authorisations for investigators

      2. 109B.Power to require information

      3. 109BA.Power of Secretary of State to require electronic access to information

      4. 109C.Powers of entry

      5. 110.Appointment and powers of inspectors

      6. 110ZA.Class 1, 1A, 1B or 2 contributions: powers to call for documents etc

      7. 110A.Authorisations by local authorities

      8. 110AA.Power of local authority to require electronic access to information

      9. 110B.Powers of inspectors appointed under section 110A.

      10. 111.Delay, obstruction etc. of inspector

      11. 111A.Dishonest representation for obtaining benefit etc

      12. 112.False representations for obtaining benefit etc

      13. 113.Breach of regulations

      14. 113A.Statutory sick pay and statutory maternity pay: breach of regulations

      15. 113B.Statutory sick pay and statutory maternity pay: fraud and negligence

      16. 113C.Health in pregnancy grant: civil penalty for fraud, etc.

      17. 114.Offences relating to contributions

      18. 114A.Penalties relating to contributions

      19. 115.(1) Where an offence under this Act, or under the...

      20. 115A.Penalty as alternative to prosecution

      21. 115B.Penalty as alternative to prosecution: colluding employers etc

    2. Civil penalties

      1. 115C.Incorrect statements etc

      2. 115D.Failure to disclose information

    3. Legal proceedings

      1. 116.Legal proceedings

      2. 116ZA.Local authority powers to prosecute housing benefit and council tax benefit fraud

      3. 116A.Local authority powers to prosecute other benefit fraud

      4. 117.Issues arising in proceedings

      5. 117A.Issues arising in proceedings: contributions, etc

    4. Unpaid contributions etc

      1. 118.Evidence of non-payment

      2. 119.Recovery of unpaid contributions on prosecution

      3. 120.Proof of previous offences

      4. 121.Unpaid contributions—supplementary

      5. 121A.Recovery of contributions etc. in England and Wales

      6. 121B.Recovery of contributions etc. in Scotland

      7. 121C.Liability of directors etc. for company's contributions

      8. 121D.Appeals in relation to personal liability notices

      9. 121DA.Interpretation of Part VI

  8. Part VII Information

    1. Information relating to, or required for purposes of, contributions, statutory sick pay or statutory maternity pay

      1. 121E.Supply of contributions etc. information held by Inland Revenue

      2. 121F.Supply to Inland Revenue for purposes of contributions etc. of information held by Secretary of State

    2. Information held by tax authorities

      1. 122.Supply of information held by tax authorities for fraud prevention and verification

      2. 122ZA.Supply of tax information to assess certain employment or training schemes

      3. 122AA.Disclosure of contributions etc. information by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs

      4. 122A.Supply of information by Inland Revenue for purposes of contributions

    3. Other government information

      1. 122B.Supply of other government information for fraud prevention and verification

    4. Authorities administering housing benefit or council tax benefit

      1. 122C.Supply of information to authorities administering benefit

      2. 122D.Supply of information by authorities administering benefit

      3. 122E.Supply of information between authorities administering benefit

    5. Rent officers and housing benefit

      1. 122F.Supply by rent officers of benefit information

    6. Persons employed or formerly employed in social security administration or adjudication

      1. 123.Unauthorised disclosure of information relating to particular persons

    7. The Registration Service

      1. 124.Provisions relating to age, death and marriage

      2. 124A.Provisions relating to civil partnership: England and Wales

      3. 124B.Provisions relating to civil partnership: Scotland

      4. 125.Regulations as to notification of deaths

    8. Personal representatives—income support and supplementary benefit

      1. 126.Personal representatives to give information about the estate of a deceased person who was in receipt of income support or supplementary benefit

    9. Landlords and agents

      1. 126A.Power to require information from landlords and agents

    10. Housing benefit

      1. 127.Information for purposes of housing benefit

    11. Community charge benefits

      1. 128.Information for purposes of community charge benefits

    12. Expedited claims for housing and council tax benefit

      1. 128A.Disclosure of information by authorities

    13. Statutory sick pay and other benefits

      1. 129.Disclosure by Secretary of State for purpose of determination of period of entitlement to statutory sick pay

      2. 130.Duties of employers—statutory sick pay and claims for other benefits

    14. Statutory maternity pay and other benefits

      1. 131.Disclosure by Secretary of State for purpose of determination of period of entitlement to statutory maternity pay

      2. 132.Duties of employers—statutory maternity pay and claims for other benefits

    15. Contributions avoidance arrangements

      1. 132A.Disclosure of contributions avoidance arrangements

    16. Maintenance proceedings

      1. 133.Furnishing of addresses for maintenance proceedings, etc

    17. Universal Credit information

      1. 133A.Supply of universal credit information

  9. Part VIII Arrangements for Housing Benefit and Community Charge Benefits and Related Subsidies

    1. Housing benefit

      1. 134.Arrangements for housing benefit

      2. 135.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 136.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 137.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Community charge benefits

      1. 138.Nature of benefits

      2. 139.Arrangements for community charge benefits

    3. Reports

      1. 139A.Persons to report on administration

      2. 139B.Powers of investigation

      3. 139BA.Interaction with Audit Commission

      4. 139C.Reports

    4. Directions by Secretary of State

      1. 139D.Directions

      2. 139DA.Directions: variation and revocation

      3. 139E.Information about attainment of standards

      4. 139F.Enforcement notices

      5. 139G.Enforcement determinations

      6. 139H.Enforcement determinations: supplementary

    5. Community charge benefit finance

      1. 140.Community charge benefit finance

    6. Subsidy

      1. 140A.Subsidy

      2. 140B.Calculation of amount of subsidy

      3. 140C.Payment of subsidy

      4. 140D.Rent rebate subsidy: accounting provisions

    7. Supplementary provisions

      1. 140E.Financing of joint arrangements

      2. 140EE.Financing of other expenditure

      3. 140F.No requirement for annual orders

      4. 140G.Interpretation: Part VIII

  10. Part IX Alteration of Contributions Etc.

    1. 141.Annual reviews of contributions

    2. 142.Orders under s.141—supplementary

    3. 143.Power to alter contributions with a view to adjusting level of National Insurance Fund

    4. 143A.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 144.Orders under s. 143 ... —supplementary

    6. 145.Power to alter primary and secondary contributions

    7. 146.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. 147.Orders under ss. 145 and 146—supplementary

    9. 148.Revaluation of earnings factors

    10. 148A.Revaluation of low earnings threshold

    11. 148AA.Revaluation of flat rate accrual amount

    12. 148AC.Revaluation for transitional pensions under Pensions Act 2014

    13. 148AD.Revaluation of new state scheme pension debits and credits

    14. 149.Statutory sick pay—power to later limit for small employers' relief

  11. Part X Review and Alteration of Benefits

    1. 150.Annual up-rating of benefits

    2. 150A.Annual up-rating of basic pension etc. and standard minimum guarantee

    3. 151.Up-rating—supplementary

    4. 151A.Up-rating of transitional state pensions under Pensions Act 2014

    5. 152.Rectification of mistakes in orders under section 150 or 150A

    6. 153.Annual review of child benefit

    7. 154.Social security benefit in respect of children

  12. Part XI Computation Of Benefits

    1. 155.Effect of alternation of rates of benefit under Part II and V of Contributions and Benefits Act

    2. 155A.Power to anticipate pensions up-rating order

    3. 156.Up-rating under section 150 above of pensions increased under section 52(3) of the Contributions and Benefits Act

    4. 157.Effect of alteration of rates of child benefit

    5. 158.Treatment of excess benefit as paid on account of child benefit

    6. 159.Effect of alteration in the component rates of income support

    7. 159A.Effect of alteration of rates of a jobseeker's allowance

    8. 159B.Effect of alterations affecting state pension credit

    9. 159C. Effect of alteration of rates of an employment and support allowance

    10. 159D.Effect of alterations affecting universal credit

    11. 159E.Effect of alteration of rates of personal independence payment

    12. 160.Implementation of increase in income support due to attainment of particular ages

    13. 160A.Implementation of increase in income-based jobseeker's allowance due to attainment of particular ages

    14. 160B.Implementation of increases in employment and support allowance due to attainment of particular ages

  13. Part XII Finance

    1. 161.National Insurance Fund

    2. 162.Destination of contributions

    3. 163.General financial arrangements

    4. 164.Destination of repayments etc

    5. 165.Adjustments between National Insurance Fund and Consolidated Fund

    6. 166.Financial review and report

    7. 167.The social fund

    8. 168.Allocations from social fund

    9. 169.Adjustments between social fund and other sources of finance

  14. Part XIII Advisory Bodies And Consultation

    1. The Social Security Advisory Committee and the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council

      1. 170.The Social Advisory Committee

      2. 171.The Industrial Induries Advisory Council

      3. 172.Functions of Committee and Council in relation to regulations

      4. 173.Cases in which consultation is not required

      5. 174.Committee's report on regulations and Secretary of State's duties

  15. The Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board Disability Living Allowance Advisory...

    1. ...

      1. 175.Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board

    2. Housing benefit and community charge benefits

      1. 176.Consultation with representative organisations

  16. Part XIV Social Security Systems Outside Great Britain

    1. Co-ordination

      1. 177.Co-ordination with Northern Ireland

    2. Reciprocity

      1. 178.Reciprocal arrangements with Northern Ireland - income-related benefits and child benefit

      2. 179.Reciprocal agreements with countries outside the United Kingdom

      3. 179A.Exchange of information with overseas authorities

  17. Part XV Miscellaneous

    1. Travelling expenses

      1. 180.Payment of travelling expenses by the Secretary of State

      2. 180A.Payments of travelling expenses by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue

    2. Offences

      1. 181.Impersonation of officers

      2. 182.Illegal possession of documents

    3. Redirection of post

      1. 182A.Return of social security post

      2. 182B.Requirement to supply information about redirection of post

    4. National insurance numbers

      1. 182C.Requirement to apply for national insurance number

    5. Industrial injuries and diseases

      1. 183.Research on industrial injuries, etc

      2. 184.Control of pneumoconiosis

    6. Workmen's compensation etc

      1. 185.Administration of workmen's compensation etc

    7. Supplementary benefit etc

      1. 186.Application of provisions of Act to supplementary benefit etc

    8. Miscellaneous

      1. 187.Certain benefit to be inalienable

      2. 188.Exemption from stamp duty

  18. Part XVI General

    1. Subordinate legislation

      1. 189.Regulations and orders—general

      2. 190.Parliamentary control of orders and regulations

    2. Supplementary

      1. 191.Interpretation—general

      2. 192.Short title, commencement and extent

  19. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Claims for benefit made or treated as made before 1st October 1990

      1. Claims made or treated as made on or after 2nd September 1985 and before 1st October 1986

        1. 1.Section 1 above shall have effect in relation to a...

      2. Claims made or treated as made on or after 1st October 1986 and before 6th April 1987

        1. 2.Section 1 above shall have effect in relation to a...

      3. Claims made or treated as made on or after 6th April 1987 and before 21st July 1989

        1. 3.Section 1 above shall have effect in relation to a...

      4. Claims made or treated as made on or after 21st July 1989 and before 13th July 1990

        1. 4.Section 1 above shall have effect in relation to a...

      5. Claims made or treated as made on or after 13th July 1990 and before 1st October 1990

        1. 5.Section 1 above shall have effect in relation to a...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Commissioners, tribunals etc – supplementary provisions

      1. Tenure of offices

        1. 1.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, the...

      2. Remuneration etc. for President and Chairmen

        1. 2.(1) The Secretary of State may pay, or make such...

      3. Officers and staff

        1. 3....

      4. Clerks to social security appeal tribunals and disability appeal tribunals

        1. 4.(1) The President shall assign clerks to service the social...

      5. Miscellaneous administrative duties of President

        1. 5.It shall be the duty of the President—

      6. Remuneration etc

        1. 6.The Lord Chancellor shall pay to a Commissioner such salary...

        2. 7.(1) The Secretary of State may pay—

      7. Certificates of decisions

        1. 8.A document bearing a certificate which— (a) is signed by...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Regulations as to procedure

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule “ competent tribunal ” means—

      2. Provisions which may be made

        1. 2.Provision prescribing the procedure to be followed in connection with...

        2. 3.Provision as to the striking out of proceedings for want...

        3. 4.Provision as to the form which is to be used...

        4. 5.Provision as to the time to be allowed—

        5. 6.Provision as to the manner in which, and the time...

        6. 7.Provision for summoning persons to attend and give evidence or...

        7. 8.Provision for authorising a competent tribunal consisting of two or...

        8. 9.Provision for giving the chairman or acting chairman of a...

        9. 10.Provision for empowering the chairman of a social security appeal...

        10. 11.Provision for the non-disclosure to a person of the particulars...

        11. 12.Provision for requiring or authorising the Secretary of State to...

    4. SCHEDULE 3A

      Health in pregnancy grant: Civil penalty for fraud, etc.

      1. Penalty

        1. 1.(1) This paragraph applies where a person fraudulently or negligently—...

      2. Appeal

        1. 2.(1) A person on whom a penalty is imposed under...

      3. Mitigation

        1. 3.The Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs may mitigate...

      4. Time limit

        1. 4.(1) The Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs may...

      5. Recovery

        1. 5.A penalty payable under this Schedule is to be treated...

    5. SCHEDULE 4

      Persons employed in social security administration or adjudication

      1. Part I The specified persons

        1. Government departments

          1. A civil servant in— the Department for Work and Pensions;...

        2. Other public departments and offices

          1. ...

          2. A civil servant in the Scottish Administration or the Scottish...

        3. Local authorities etc

          1. A member, officer or employee of an authority administering housing...

        4. Adjudication officers

          1. ...

        5. Adjudicating bodies

          1. The clerk to, or other officer or member of the...

        6. ...

          1. ... ...

        7. The Occupational Pensions Board

          1. ...

        8. ...

          1. ... ... ... ...

        9. Former officers

          1. An officer or other member of the staff of— the...

      2. Part II Construction of references to government departments etc.

        1. 1.The reference in Part 1 of this Schedule to the...

        2. 1A.The reference in Part 1 of this Schedule to the...

        3. 1B.The reference in Part 1 of this Schedule to the...

        4. 2....

        5. 3.Any reference in Part I of this Schedule to the...

        6. 3ZA.Any reference in Part 1 of this Schedule to the...

        7. 3A.The reference in Part 1 of this Schedule to the...

        8. 4....

        9. 5.In this Part of this Schedule “war pension” has the...

    6. SCHEDULE 5

      Social Security Advisory Committee

      1. 1.The Committee shall consist of a chairman appointed by the...

      2. 2.(1) Each member of the Committee shall be appointed to...

      3. 3.(1) Of the members of the Committee (other than the...

      4. 5.The Secretary of State shall appoint a secretary to the...

      5. 6.The expenses of the Committee to such an amount as...

      6. 7.There may be paid as part of the expenses of...

      7. 8.(1) The Secretary of State may pay or make provision...

      8. 9.The Committee may act notwithstanding any vacancy among the members....

      9. 10.The Committee may make rules for regulating its procedure (including...

    7. SCHEDULE 6

      Industrial Injuries Advisory Council

      1. 1.(1) The Council shall consist of a chairman appointed by...

      2. 2.(1) The Secretary of State may pay—

    8. SCHEDULE 7

      Regulations not requiring prior submission

      1. Part I Social Security Advisory Committee

        1. Personal independence payment

          1. A1.Regulations under section 78(3) or 79(3) of the Welfare Reform...

        2. Disability living allowance

          1. 1.Regulations under section 72(3) or 73(10) of the Contributions and...

        3. Industrial Injuries

          1. 2.Regulations relating only to industrial injuries benefit.

        4. Up-rating etc

          1. 3.Regulations contained in a statutory instrument which states that it...

        5. Benefit cap

          1. 3A.Regulations under section 96A of the Welfare Reform Act 2012....

        6. Earnings limits

          1. 4.Regulations contained in a statutory instrument which states that it...

        7. Married women and widows – reduced rate contributions

          1. 5....

        8. Child benefit

          1. 6.Regulations prescribing the rate or any of the rates of...

          2. 7.Regulations varying social security benefits following an increase of the...

        9. Statutory maternity pay and statutory sick pay

          1. 8.Regulations under section ... 167 of the Contributions and Benefits...

        10. Procedural rules for tribunals

          1. 9.Regulations in so far as they consist only of procedural...

        11. Consolidation

          1. 10.Regulations made for the purpose only of consolidating other regulations...

      2. Part II Industrial Injuries Advisory Council

        1. 11.Regulations under section 121(1)(b) of the Contributions and Benefits Act....

        2. 12.Regulations contained in a statutory instrument which states that it...

        3. 13.Regulations contained in a statutory instrument made within a period...

        4. 14.Regulations in so far as they consist only of procedural...

        5. 15.Regulations contained in a statutory instrument which states that it...

        6. 16.Regulations contained in a statutory instrument which states that the...

        7. 17.Regulations made for the purpose only of consolidating other regulations...

    9. SCHEDULE 8

      1. ...

    10. SCHEDULE 9

      Old Cases payments administration

      1. Provisions ancillary to paragraph 2 of Schedule 8 to the Contributions and Benefits Act

        1. 1.(1) The provisions of this paragraph shall have effect with...

      2. Provisions ancillary to paragraph 4 of Schedule 8

        1. 2.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, sub-paragraphs (2) to (6)...

      3. Adjustment of benefit in certain cases

        1. 3.(1) A scheme under paragraph 2 or 4 of Schedule...

      4. Overpayments

        1. 4.A scheme under paragraph 2 or 4 of Schedule 8...

    11. SCHEDULE 10

      Supplementary benefit etc.

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule—“the former National Insurance Acts” means the National...

        2. 2.(1) Section 5 above shall have effect in relation to...

      2. Adjudication

        1. 3.(1) Sections 8 to 18, 29 to 31 and 39...

      3. Overpayments etc

        1. 4.(1) Section 71 above shall have effect in relation to...

      4. Inspection

        1. 5.Part IV of this Act shall have effect as if...

      5. Legal proceedings

        1. 6.Section 116 above shall have effect as if any reference...

      6. TABLE OF DERIVATIONS

        1. Note:

        2. 1.Abbreviations used in this Table are the same as those...

        3. 2.The Table does not acknowledge the general changes made by...

        4. 3.The Table does not contain any entries in respect of...

        5. 4.The Table does not show the effect of transfer of...

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