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The Social Security (Overpayments and Recovery) Regulations 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Recoverability

    1. 3.Recoverable amounts

    2. 4.Persons from whom an overpayment may be recovered

    3. 5.Circumstances in which a determination need not be reversed, varied, revised or superseded prior to recovery

  4. PART 3 Prevention of duplication of payments

    1. 6.Duplication and prescribed income

  5. PART 4 Calculation of recoverable amount of an overpayment

    1. 7.Diminution of capital

    2. 8.Sums to be deducted

    3. 9.Sums to be deducted: change of dwelling

  6. PART 5 The process of recovery

    1. 10.Recovery by deduction from benefits

    2. 11.Recovery by deduction from universal credit

    3. 12.Recovery by deduction from jobseeker's allowance

    4. 13.Recovery by deduction from employment and support allowance

    5. 14.Recovery by deduction from state pension credit

    6. 15.Restrictions on recovery of rent and consequent notifications

    7. 16.Offsetting

  7. PART 6 Recovery by deduction from earnings

    1. 17.Interpretation of Part 6

    2. 18.Exemption from this Part

    3. 19.Notices

    4. 20.Amount to be deducted by employer

    5. 21.Employer to notify liable person of deduction

    6. 22.Payment by employer to the appropriate authority

    7. 23.Information to be provided by the liable person

    8. 24.Duty of employers and others to notify appropriate authority

    9. 25.Power to vary notices

    10. 26.Discharge of notices

    11. 27.Lapse of notices

    12. 28.Crown employment

    13. 29.Priority as between notices and orders requiring deduction from earnings

    14. 30.Offences

  8. PART 7 Amendments to associated legislation

    1. 31.Amendments to the Social Security (Payments on account, Overpayments and Recovery) Regulations 1988

    2. 32.Amendment of the Social Fund (Recovery by Deductions from Benefits) Regulations 1988

  9. PART 8 Amendment of provisions relating to recovery of overpaid housing benefit

    1. 33.Amendment of the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006

    2. 34.Amendment of the Housing Benefit (Persons who have attained the qualifying age for state pension credit) Regulations 2006

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. 1.Micro-businesses

      2. 2.Existing micro-businesses

      3. 3.New businesses

      4. 4.The exemption period: existing micro-businesses

      5. 5.Grace periods in which business grows

      6. 6.Number of employees of a business

      7. 7.Employees of a business

      8. 8.Employees

      9. 9.Franchises

    2. SCHEDULE 2


  11. Explanatory Note

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