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Statutory Instruments

2015 No. 1537 (C. 87)

Social Security

The Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 24 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2015

Made

20th July 2015

The Secretary of State makes the following Order, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 150(3) and (4)(a), (b)(i) and (c) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012(1):

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 24 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2015.

Interpretation

2.—(1) In this Order—

“the Act” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012;

“the amending provisions” means the provisions referred to in article 4(1)(a) to (c) of the No. 9 Order (day appointed for the abolition of income-related employment and support allowance and income-based jobseeker’s allowance)(2);

“the Claims and Payments Regulations 1987” means the Social Security (Claims and Payments) Regulations 1987(3);

“claimant”—

(a)

in relation to an employment and support allowance, has the same meaning as in Part 1 of the Welfare Reform Act 2007(4);

(b)

in relation to a jobseeker’s allowance, has the same meaning as in the Jobseekers Act 1995(5) (as it applies apart from the amendments made by Part 1 of Schedule 14 to the Act that remove references to an income-based jobseeker’s allowance);

(c)

in relation to universal credit, has the same meaning as in Part 1 of the Act(6);

“employment and support allowance” means an employment and support allowance under Part 1 of the Welfare Reform Act 2007;

“First-tier Tribunal” has the same meaning as in the Social Security Act 1998(7);

“gateway conditions” means the conditions specified in Schedule 5 to the No. 9 Order(8)—

(a)

as that Schedule has effect apart from the amendments made by article 4(5)(b) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17 and 19 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2015(9); and

(b)

as if that Schedule, as it has effect under sub-paragraph (a), were amended in accordance with paragraph (3) of this article.

“Index of Relevant Districts” means the Index of Relevant Districts issued by the Department for Work and Pensions on 20th July 2015(10);

“jobseeker’s allowance” means a jobseeker’s allowance under the Jobseekers Act 1995;

“the No. 9 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Commencement No. 8 and Savings and Transitional Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2013;

“the No. 11 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 11 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2013(11);

“the No. 13 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 13 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2013(12);

“the No. 14 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 14 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2013(13);

“the No. 16 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 16 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2014(14);

“the No. 17 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 17 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2014(15);

“the No. 19 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 19 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2014(16);

“the No. 20 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 20 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2014(17);

“the No. 21 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 21 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2015(18);

“the No. 22 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 22 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2015(19);

“the No. 23 Order” means the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 23 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2015(20);

“the UC commencement orders” means the No. 9 Order, the No. 11 Order, the No. 13 Order, the No. 14 Order, the No. 16 Order, the No. 17 Order, the No. 19 Order, the No. 20 Order, the No. 21 Order, the No. 22 Order and the No. 23 Order;

“Upper Tribunal” has the same meaning as in the Social Security Act 1998.

(2) In this Order, references to numbered “relevant districts” are to the postcode districts and part-districts specified in the first column of the table in the Index of Relevant Districts corresponding to the number relating to those relevant districts that is specified in the third column of that table.

(3) The amendments to Schedule 5 to the No. 9 Order referred to in sub-paragraph (b) of the definition of gateway conditions in paragraph (1) are—

(a)after paragraph 1(a) (personal characteristics)(21) insert—

(b)a single person (where that expression has the meaning given by section 40 of the Act);;

(b)for paragraph 4 (income and capital)(22) substitute—

4.(1) The claimant must declare that, during the period of one month starting with the date on which the claim for universal credit is made, the claimant’s earned income is expected not to exceed £338.

(2) The claimant’s capital must not exceed £6,000.

(3) For the purposes of this paragraph, “earned income” and “capital” have the same meanings as they have in Part 6 of the Universal Credit Regulations.;

(c)in paragraph 7(e) (other requirements) omit “or, in the case of joint claimants, either member of the couple must have such an account”(23); and

(d)in paragraph 8 (declarations)—

(i)in sub-paragraph (1) omit “, 4(2)”;

(ii)omit sub-paragraph (2).

(4) For the purposes of this Order, the Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance (Claims and Payments) Regulations 2013(24) apply for the purposes of deciding—

(a)whether a claim for universal credit is made; and

(b)the date on which such a claim is made.

(5) For the purposes of this Order, the Claims and Payments Regulations 1987 apply, subject to paragraphs (6) and (7), for the purposes of deciding—

(a)whether a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance is made; and

(b)the date on which the claim is made or treated as made.

(6) Subject to paragraph (7), for the purposes of this Order—

(a)a person makes a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance if he or she takes any action which results in a decision on a claim being required under the Claims and Payments Regulations 1987; and

(b)it is irrelevant that the effect of any provision of those Regulations is that, for the purposes of those Regulations, the claim is made or treated as made at a date that is earlier than the date on which that action is taken.

(7) Where, by virtue of—

(a)regulation 6(1F)(b) or (c) of the Claims and Payments Regulations 1987(25), in the case of a claim for an employment and support allowance; or

(b)regulation 6(4ZA) to (4ZD) and (4A)(a)(i) and (b) of those Regulations(26), in the case of a claim for a jobseeker’s allowance,

a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance is treated as made at a date that is earlier than the date on which the action referred to in paragraph (7)(a) is taken, the claim is treated as made on that earlier date.

Day appointed for the coming into force of the universal credit provisions

3.—(1) The day appointed for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act listed in Schedule 2 to the No. 9 Order, in so far as they are not already in force, in relation to a claim referred to in paragraph (2), and any award that is made in respect of the claim, is the day appointed in accordance with paragraph (3).

(2) The claims referred to are—

(a)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 21st September 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 21st September 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 53 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(b)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 28th September 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 28th September 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 54 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(c)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 5th October 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 5th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 55 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(d)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 12th October 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 12th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 56 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(e)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 19th October 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 19th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 57 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(f)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 26th October 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 26th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 58 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(g)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 2nd November 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 2nd November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 59 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(h)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 9th November 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 9th November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 60 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(i)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 16th November 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 16th November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 61 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(j)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 23rd November 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 23rd November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 62 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(k)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 30th November 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 30th November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 63 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(l)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 7th December 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 7th December 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 64 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(m)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 14th December 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 14th December 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 65 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(n)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 11th January 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 11th January 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 66 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(o)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 18th January 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 18th January 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 67 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(p)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 25th January 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 25th January 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 68 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(q)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 1st February 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 1st February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 69 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(r)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 8th February 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 8th February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 70 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(s)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 15th February 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 15th February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 71 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(t)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 22nd February 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 22nd February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 72 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(u)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 29th February 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 29th February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 73 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(v)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 7th March 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 7th March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 74 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(w)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 14th March 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 14th March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 75 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(x)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 21st March 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 21st March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 76 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(y)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 28th March 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 28th March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 77 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(z)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 11th April 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 11th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 78 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(aa)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 18th April 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 18th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 79 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(bb)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 25th April 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 25th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 80 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(cc)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 25th April 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 25th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in a postcode district or part-district in England and Wales or Scotland that is not referred to by one of the UC commencement orders or in sub-paragraphs (a) to (bb) and meets the gateway conditions;

(dd)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after the date referred to in any of sub-paragraphs (a) to (cc), in respect of a period that begins on or after that date where—

(i)the claimant gives incorrect information regarding the claimant residing in a postcode district or part-district as referred to in the sub-paragraph in question or meeting the gateway conditions and the claimant does not reside in such a district or part-district or does not meet the gateway conditions on the date on which the claim is made; and

(ii)after a decision is made that the claimant is entitled to universal credit and one or more payments have been made in respect of the claimant, the Secretary of State discovers that incorrect information has been given regarding residence or meeting the gateway conditions.

(3) The day appointed in relation to a claim referred to in paragraph (2), and any award that is made in respect of the claim, is the first day of the period in respect of which the claim is made.

(4) Article 3(6) of the No. 9 Order applies for the purposes of paragraph (3) as it applies for the purposes of article 3(4)(a) of the No. 9 Order.

(5) Article 3A of the No. 9 Order(27) applies in connection with a claim for universal credit where a claimant gives incorrect information regarding his or her residing in one of the numbered relevant districts referred to in paragraph (2)(a) to (bb) or in a postcode district or part-district to which paragraph (2)(cc) applies or meeting the gateway conditions, as it applies in connection with the giving of incorrect information regarding a claimant residing in a relevant district (as defined in the No. 9 Order) or meeting the gateway conditions (as defined in the No. 9 Order)(28).

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

Day appointed for the abolition of income-related employment and support allowance and income-based jobseeker’s allowance

4.—(1) The day appointed for the coming into force of the amending provisions, in relation to a claim referred to in paragraph (2), and any award that is made in respect of the claim, is the day appointed in accordance with paragraph (3).

(2) The claims referred to are—

(a)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 21st September 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 21st September 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 53 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(b)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 21st September 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 53 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(c)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 28th September 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 28th September 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 54 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(d)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 28th September 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 54 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(e)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 5th October 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 5th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 55 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(f)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 5th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 55 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(g)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 12th October 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 12th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 56 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(h)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 12th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 56 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(i)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 19th October 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 19th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 57 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(j)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 19th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 57 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(k)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 26th October 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 26th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 58 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(l)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 26th October 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 58 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(m)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 2nd November 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 2nd November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 59 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(n)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 2nd November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 59 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(o)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 9th November 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 9th November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 60 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(p)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 9th November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 60 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(q)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 16th November 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 16th November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 61 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(r)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 16th November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 61 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(s)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 23rd November 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 23rd November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 62 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(t)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 23rd November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 62 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(u)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 30th November 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 30th November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 63 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(v)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 30th November 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 63 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(w)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 7th December 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 7th December 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 64 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(x)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 7th December 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 64 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(y)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 14th December 2015 in respect of a period that begins on or after 14th December 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 65 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(z)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 14th December 2015 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 65 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(aa)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 11th January 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 11th January 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 66 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(bb)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 11th January 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 66 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(cc)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 18th January 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 18th January 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 67 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(dd)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 18th January 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 67 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(ee)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 25th January 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 25th January 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 68 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(ff)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 25th January 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 68 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(gg)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 1st February 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 1st February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 69 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(hh)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 1st February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 69 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(ii)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 8th February 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 8th February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 70 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(jj)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 8th February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 70 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(kk)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 15th February 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 15th February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 71 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(ll)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 15th February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 71 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(mm)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 22nd February 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 22nd February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 72 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(nn)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 22nd February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 72 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(oo)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 29th February 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 29th February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 73 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(pp)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 29th February 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 73 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(qq)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 7th March 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 7th March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 74 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(rr)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 7th March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 74 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(ss)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 14th March 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 14th March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 75 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(tt)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 14th March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 75 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(uu)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 21st March 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 21st March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 76 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(vv)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 21st March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 76 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(ww)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 28th March 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 28th March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 77 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(xx)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 28th March 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 77 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(yy)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 11th April 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 11th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 78 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(zz)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 11th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 78 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(aaa)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 18th April 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 18th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 79 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(bbb)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 18th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 79 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(ccc)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 25th April 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 25th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 80 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(ddd)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 25th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in one of the No. 80 relevant districts and meets the gateway conditions;

(eee)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after 25th April 2016 in respect of a period that begins on or after 25th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in a postcode district or part-district in England and Wales or Scotland that is not referred to by one of the UC commencement orders or in sub-paragraphs (a), (c), (e), (g), (i), (k), (m), (o), (q), (s), (u), (w), (y), (aa), (cc), (ee), (gg), (ii), (kk), (mm), (oo), (qq), (ss), (uu), (ww), (yy), (aaa) or (ccc) and meets the gateway conditions;

(fff)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance that is made or treated as made on or after 25th April 2016 where, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in a postcode district or part-district in England and Wales or Scotland that is not referred to by one of the UC commencement orders or in sub-paragraphs (b), (d), (f), (h), (j), (l), (n), (p), (r), (t), (v), (x), (z), (bb), (dd), (ff), (hh), (jj), (ll), (nn), (pp), (rr), (tt), (vv), (xx), (zz), (bbb) or (ddd) and meets the gateway conditions;

(ggg)a claim for universal credit that is made on or after the date referred to in any of sub-paragraphs (a), (c), (e), (g), (i), (k), (m), (o), (q), (s), (u), (w), (y), (aa), (cc), (ee), (gg), (ii), (kk), (mm), (oo), (qq), (ss), (uu), (ww), (yy), (aaa), (ccc) or (eee) or, in respect of a period that begins on or after that date, where—

(i)the claimant gives incorrect information regarding the claimant residing in a postcode district or part-district as referred to in the sub-paragraph in question or meeting the gateway conditions and the claimant does not reside in such a district or part-district or does not meet the gateway conditions on the date on which the claim is made; and

(ii)after a decision is made that the claimant is entitled to universal credit and one or more payments have been made in respect of the claimant, the Secretary of State discovers that incorrect information has been given regarding residence or meeting the gateway conditions;

(hhh)a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance other than one referred to in sub-paragraphs (b), (d), (f), (h), (j), (l), (n), (p), (r), (t), (v), (x), (z), (bb), (dd), (ff), (hh), (jj), (ll), (nn), (pp), (rr), (tt), (vv), (xx), (zz), (bbb), (ddd) or (fff) that is made or treated as made during the relevant period by a claimant of universal credit who has made a claim for universal credit within this paragraph.

(3) The day appointed in relation to a claim referred to in paragraph (2), and any award that is made in respect of the claim, is the first day of the period in respect of which the claim is made.

(4) For the purposes of paragraph (2)(hhh), the “relevant period” means, in relation to a claim for universal credit within paragraph (2), any UC claim period and any period subsequent to any UC claim period in respect of which the claimant is entitled to an award of universal credit in respect of the claim.

(5) For the purposes of paragraph (4), a “UC claim period” is a period when—

(a)a claim for universal credit within one of the sub-paragraphs (a), (c), (e), (g), (i), (k), (m), (o), (q), (s), (u), (w), (y), (aa), (cc), (ee), (gg), (ii), (kk), (mm), (oo), (qq), (ss), (uu), (ww), (yy), (aaa), (ccc), (eee) or (ggg)(i) of paragraph (2) has been made but a decision has not yet been made on the claim; or

(b)a decision has been made that the claimant is not entitled to universal credit and—

(i)the Secretary of State is considering whether to revise that decision under section 9 of the Social Security Act 1998, whether on an application made for that purpose or on the Secretary of State’s own initiative; or

(ii)the claimant has appealed against that decision to the First-tier Tribunal and that appeal or any subsequent appeal to the Upper Tribunal or to a court has not been finally determined.

(6) Paragraphs (6), (7), (9) and (10) of article 4 of the No. 9 Order(29) apply in relation to a claim for universal credit referred to in paragraph (2) (and any award that is made in respect of the claim) as they apply to a claim for universal credit referred to in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of article 4(2) of the No. 9 Order (and any award that is made in respect of the claim).

(7) Article 5(1)(a) of the No. 9 Order(30) applies for the purposes of the sub-paragraphs (relating to a claim for an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance) referred to in sub-paragraph (hhh) as it applies for the purposes of article 4(2)(a) of the No. 9 Order.

(8) Article 5(8) of the No. 9 Order applies for the purposes of paragraph (3) as it applies for the purposes of article 4(3)(a) of the No. 9 Order.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

Amendment of the No. 9 Order and cases to which the amendment applies

5.—(1) This article applies in relation to a case where a claim for universal credit, an employment and support allowance or a jobseeker’s allowance is made or treated as made on or after 21st July 2015.

(2) Where this article applies—

(a)in paragraph 7(e) (other requirements)(31) of Schedule 5 to the No. 9 Order, at the end insert “or, in the case of joint claimants(32), either member of the couple must have such an account”; and

(b)any reference to Schedule 5 to the No. 9 Order in the No. 11 Order, the No. 13 Order, the No. 14 Order, the No. 16 Order, the No. 17 Order or the No. 19 Order is a reference to that Schedule as amended by sub-paragraph (a).

Application of the No. 9 Order

6.  Articles 9 to 22 of the No. 9 Order(33) apply in connection with the coming into force of the amending provisions in relation to a claim referred to in article 4(2), and any award made in respect of the claim, as they apply in connection with the coming into force of the amending provisions in relation to the case of a claim referred to in sub-paragraphs (a), (b) and (g) of article 4(2) of the No. 9 Order and any award made in respect of the claim.

Modification of the Universal Credit (Digital Service) Amendment Regulations 2014

F17.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Revocation of modification of the Universal Credit (Digital Service) Amendment Regulations 2014

8.  With effect from 21st September 2015, article 6 of the No. 22 Order is revoked.

Modification of the Universal Credit (Surpluses and Self-Employed Losses) (Digital Service) Amendment Regulations 2015

F29.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Freud

Minister of State,

Department for Work and Pensions

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force provisions of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (c. 5) (“the Act”) that relate to universal credit (“UC”) and the abolition of income-related employment and support allowance and income-based jobseeker’s allowance, in relation to the cases set out in articles 3 and 4.

Article 2 defines the gateway conditions, which are the requirements to be met to make a claim for UC. They are set out in Schedule 5 to the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Commencement No. 8 and Savings and Transitional Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/983 (C. 41) (“the No. 9 Order”)). Article 5 amends paragraph 7(e) of Schedule 5 to allow the gateway condition requiring a UC claimant to have a particular type of account to be met in the case of a claim by a couple if either member of the couple has such an account.

Paragraph (a) of the definition of the gateway conditions causes them to have effect apart from the amendments to Schedule 5 made by article 4(5)(b) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17 and 19 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/32 (C.3)), which removed the condition that a claimant must not, for the majority of cases, have responsibility for children or young persons. That gateway condition is reapplied for claims made with respect to the areas to which this Order applies. The gateway conditions are further modified by paragraph (b) of the definition and paragraph (3) to require that a claimant must be single, with consequent changes to alter or omit provisions relevant only to couples including the amendment by article 5 (“the modified gateway conditions”).

Article 3 brings into force provisions relating to UC in Part 1 of the Act (“the UC provisions”), as set out in Schedule 2 to the No. 9 Order, in relation to a number of different cases as set out below.

Under article 3(2)(a) to (cc), the UC provisions come into force in relation to a claim for UC and any award that is made in respect of the claim, where the claim is made on or after a specified date with respect to a period that begins on or after that date and, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in a specified area and complies with the modified gateway conditions. The specified dates and areas are as follows–

(a)21st September 2015: the No. 53 relevant districts;

(b)28th September 2015: the No. 54 relevant districts;

(c)5th October 2015: the No. 55 relevant districts;

(d)12th October 2015: the No. 56 relevant districts;

(e)19th October 2015: the No. 57 relevant districts;

(f)26th October 2015: the No. 58 relevant districts;

(g)2nd November 2015: the No. 59 relevant districts;

(h)9th November 2015: the No. 60 relevant districts;

(i)16th November 2015: the No. 61 relevant districts;

(j)23rd November 2015: the No. 62 relevant districts;

(k)30th November 2015: the No. 63 relevant districts;

(l)7th December 2015: the No. 64 relevant districts;

(m)14th December 2015: the No. 65 relevant districts;

(n)11th January 2016: the No. 66 relevant districts;

(o)18th January 2016: the No. 67 relevant districts;

(p)25th January 2016: the No. 68 relevant districts;

(q)1st February 2016: the No. 69 relevant districts;

(r)8th February 2016: the No. 70 relevant districts;

(s)15th February 2016: the No. 71 relevant districts;

(t)22nd February 2016: the No. 72 relevant districts;

(u)29th February 2016: the No. 73 relevant districts;

(v)7th March 2016: the No. 74 relevant districts;

(w)14th March 2016: the No. 75 relevant districts;

(x)21st March 2016: the No. 76 relevant districts;

(y)28th March 2016: the No. 77 relevant districts;

(z)11th April 2016: the No. 78 relevant districts;

(aa)18th April 2016: the No. 79 relevant districts;

(bb)25th April 2016: the No. 80 relevant districts;

(cc)25th April 2016: any postcode or part-postcode in England and Wales or Scotland not already referred to by one of “the UC commencement orders” (as defined in article 2) or within the No. 53 to No. 80 relevant districts.

The postcodes and part-postcodes in each of the numbered relevant districts are set out in the table contained in the document entitled Index of Relevant Districts, issued by the Department for Work and Pensions on the date of making this Order. The postcodes and part-postcodes are set out in the first column of the table and cross-refer to the relevant number in the third column. The document is available in the libraries of both Houses of Parliament and may also be obtained free of charge from the UC Policy Division of the Department for Work and Pensions, Level 3E, Caxton House, 6-12 Tothill Street, London, SW1H 9NA, in hard copy, or from the Gov.UK website, in soft copy, at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-national-expansion.

Under article 3(2)(dd), the UC provisions come into force in relation to a claim for UC and any award that is made in respect of the claim where the claimant claims UC on or after the date specified in any of sub-paragraphs (a) to (cc) of article 3(2), in respect of a period that begins on or after that date, and provides incorrect information regarding the claimant residing in the area specified in that sub-paragraph or meeting the modified gateway conditions, but this is only discovered once payments of UC have been made.

Under article 3(3), the day appointed for the commencement of the UC provisions in the above cases is the first day of the period in respect of which the claim is made.

Paragraphs (4) and (5) of article 3 apply the provisions of article 3(6) (period for which a claim for universal credit is made) and article 3A (incorrect information regarding entitlement to claim universal credit) of the No. 9 Order respectively to the cases in article 3(2) of this Order.

Article 4 brings into force provisions of the Act relating to the abolition of income-related employment and support allowance and of income-based jobseeker’s allowance (“the amending provisions”), in relation to a number of different cases as referred to below.

Under article 4(1) and sub-paragraphs (a), (c), (e), (g), (i), (k), (m), (o), (q), (s), (u), (w), (y), (aa), (cc), (ee), (gg), (ii), (kk), (mm), (oo), (qq), (ss), (uu), (ww), (yy), (aaa), (ccc) and (eee) of paragraph (2), the amending provisions come into force in relation to a claim for UC, and any award that is made in respect of the claim, where the claim is made on or after the date specified in any of those sub-paragraphs with respect to a period that begins on or after that date and, on the date on which the claim is made, the claimant resides in the area specified in that sub-paragraph and complies with the modified gateway conditions. (The specified dates and areas are the same as those listed above in connection with the coming into force of the UC provisions).

Under article 4(1) and (2)(ggg), the amending provisions come into force in relation to a claim for UC, and any award that is made in respect of the claim, where a claimant claims UC on or after the date specified in relation to a claim for UC within one of the sub-paragraphs of article 4(2) referred to in the previous paragraph in respect of a period that begins on or after that date and provides incorrect information regarding the claimant residing in the area specified in that sub-paragraph or meeting the modified gateway conditions, but this is only discovered once payments of UC have been made.

Under article 4(1) and sub-paragraphs (b), (d), (f), (h), (j), (l), (n), (p), (r), (t), (v), (x), (z), (bb), (dd), (ff), (hh), (jj), (ll) (nn), (pp), (rr), (tt), (vv), (xx), (zz), (bbb), (ddd) and (fff) of paragraph (2) (“the relevant ESA and JSA claiming provisions”), the amending provisions come into force in relation to a claim for ESA or JSA, and any award that is made in respect of the claim, where the claim is made or treated as made on or after the date specified in any of those sub-paragraphs and, on the date on which the claim is made or treated as made, the claimant resides in the area specified in that sub-paragraph and complies with the modified gateway conditions. (Again, the specified dates and areas are the same as those listed above in connection with the coming into force of the UC provisions).

Under article 4(1) and (2)(hhh), the amending provisions come into force in relation to the case of a claim for ESA or JSA where the claim is not a claim for ESA or JSA as referred to in the relevant ESA and JSA claiming provisions and where the claim is made during the “relevant period” (mainly the period when a claim for UC is being considered or an award of UC is extant).

Under article 4(3), the day appointed for the coming into force of the amending provisions in the above cases is the first day of the period in respect of which the claim is made.

Paragraphs (6) to (8) of article 4 (conversion of awards of incapacity benefit and severe disablement allowance, old-style ESA and JSA awards) apply the provisions of article 4(6), (7), (9) and (10), and article 5(1)(a) (interpretation of Schedule 5 to the No. 9 Order) and (8) (the period for which a claim for ESA, JSA or UC is made) of the No. 9 Order to the cases in article 4(2).

Article 5 concerns amendment of the gateway conditions in Schedule 5 to the No. 9 Order, explained above.

Article 6 provides that articles 9 to 22 of the No. 9 Order (transitional provisions) apply in connection with the coming into force of the amending provisions in relation to the case of a claim referred to in article 4(2), and any award made in respect of the claim, as they apply in connection with the coming into force of the amending provisions in relation to the case of a claim referred to in article 4(2)(a), (b) or (g) of the No. 9 Order, and any award made in respect of the claim.

Article 7, with effect from 21st September 2015, modifies the Universal Credit (Digital Service) Amendment Regulations 2014 (S.I. 2014/2887) so that those Regulations have effect as if they do not apply to the case of an award of UC made by virtue of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 22 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/101 (C. 6) (“the No. 22 Order”) or by virtue of this Order (unless one of the exceptions in regulation 5 of those Regulations applies). Article 8 revokes the previous modification of those regulations by article 6 of the No. 22 Order, to refer to that Order, with effect from the same date.

Article 9, with effect from 21st September 2015, modifies the Universal Credit (Surpluses and Self-Employed Losses) (Digital Service) Amendment Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/345) so that those Regulations have effect as if they do not apply to the case of an award of UC made by virtue of this Order (unless one of the exceptions in regulation 4 of those Regulations applies).

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 (c. 5) were brought into force by a Statutory Instrument which was made before this Order was made.

ProvisionDate of commencementS.I. Number
Section 1 (partially)29th April 20132013/983
Section 1 (partially)1st July 20132013/1511
Section 1 (partially)29th July 20132013/1511
Section 1 (partially)28th October 20132013/2657
Section 1 (partially)25th November 20132013/2846
Section 1 (partially)24th February 20142014/209
Section 1 (partially)7th April 20142014/209
Section 1 (partially)23rd June 20142014/1583
Section 1 (partially)30th June 20142014/1583
Section 1 (partially)30th June 20142014/1661
Section 1 (partially)7th July 20142014/1583
Section 1 (partially)14th July 20142014/1583
Section 1 (partially)21st July 20142014/1583
Section 1 (partially)28th July 20142014/1583
Section 1 (partially)28th July 10142014/1923
Section 1 (partially)15th September 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)22nd September 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)29th September 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)6th October 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)13th October 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)20th October 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)27th October 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)3rd November 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)10th November 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)17th November 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)24th November 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)24th November 20142014/3067
Section 1 (partially)26th November 20142014/3094
Section 1 (partially)1st December 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)8th December 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)15th December 20142014/2321
Section 1 (partially)26th January 20152015/32
Section 1 (partially)28th January 201522015/33
Section 1 (partially)16th February 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)23rd February 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)2nd March 20152015/32
Section 1 (partially)2nd March 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)9th March 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)16th March 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)18th March 20152015/634
Section 1 (partially)23rd March 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)6th April 20152015/32
Section 1 (partially)6th April 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)13th April 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)20th April 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)27th April 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)4th May 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)11th May 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)18th May 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)25th May 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)1st June 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)8th June 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)10th June 20152015/634
Section 1 (partially)15th June 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)22nd June 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)29th June 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)6th July 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)13th July 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)20th July 20152015/101
Section 1 (partially)4th November 20152015/634
Section 2(1) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 2(2)25th February 20132013/358
Section 3 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 4(1) and (4) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 4(2), (3) and (5) to (7)25th February 20132013/358
Section 5 (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 5 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 6(1)(a) and (3) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 6 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 7(1) and (4) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 7(2) and (3)25th February 20132013/358`
Section 8 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 8(3) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 9(1) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Sections 9(2) and (3), 10(2) to (5) and 11(3) to (5)25th February 20132013/358
Section 10(1) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 11(1) and (2) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 12(1) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 12(1) and (2) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 12(3) and (4)25th February 20132013/358
Section 13 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 14 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 14(5) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 15(1) and (4) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Sections 15(2) and (3) and 17(3)(f)25th February 20132013/358
Section 16 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 17(1), (2), (3)(a) to (e), (4) and (5) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 17(4) and (5) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 18 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 18(3) and (5) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 19(1), (2)(a) to (c), (5) and (6) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 19(2)(d), (3) and (4)25th February 20132013/358
Section 20(1) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 20 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 21 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 22 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 22(2) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 23 (partially)As section 1As section 1
Sections 24(1), (5) and (6) and 2525th February 20132013/358
Section 24(2), (3) and (4) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 26(1) to (5) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 26(2)(a) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Sections 26(6) to (8), 27(4), (5) and (9) and 2825th February 20132013/358
Section 27(1) to (3) and (6) to (8) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 2929th April 20132013/983
Sections 30 and 31 (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 31 (partially)1st April 20132013/358
Section 31 (partially)29th April 20132013/358
Section 31 (partially)29th April 20132013/983
Section 3225th February 20132013/358
Section 33(1)(a) and (b), (2) and (3) (partially)16th June 20142014/1452
Section 33(1)(a) and (b), (2) and (3) (partially)As section 1As section 1
Section 33(1)(e)1st April 20132013/358
Sections 33(3) (partially)1st April 20132013/358
Section 35 (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 35 (partially)29th April 20132013/983
Section 36 (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Sections 37(3) to (7) and 39(3)(a)25th February 20132013/358
Section 37 (for all remaining purposes)29th April 20132013/983
Section 3829th April 20132013/983
Section 39 (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 39 (for all remaining purposes)29th April 20132013/983
Sections 40, 42 and 4325th February 20132013/358
Section 44(1) (partially)As section 33(1)(a) and (b)As section 33(1)(a) and (b)
Section 44(2) (partially)As section 33(1)(a) and (b)As section 33(1)(a) and (b)
Section 44(5)10th June 20122012/1246
Section 458th October 20122012/2530
Section 46(1) and (3) (partially)10th June 20122012/1246
Section 46(1) (partially)22nd October 20122012/2530
Section 46(2)10th June 20122012/1246
Section 46(3) (for all remaining purposes)22nd October 20122012/2530
Section 46(4)22nd October 20122012/2530
Section 4720th March 20122012/863
Section 48 (partially)22nd October 20122012/2530
Section 49(1) and (3) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 49(1), (2) and (3) to (5) (partially)As section 33(1)(a) and (b)As section 33(1)(a) and (b)
Section 49(6)25th February 20132013/358
Section 51 (partially)20th March 20122012/863
Section 51 (for all remaining purposes)1st May 20122012/863
Sections 52 and 531st May 20122012/863
Section 54(1) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 54(1) and (2) (partially)As section 33(1)(a) and (b)As section 33(1)(a) and (b)
Section 54(6)25th February 20132013/358
Section 553rd December 20122012/2530
Section 5626th November 20122012/2530
Section 57(1) and (2) (partially)25th February 20132013/358
Section 57(1), (2), (4), (5) and (9) (partially)As section 33(1)(a) and (b)As section 33(1)(a) and (b)
Section 57(6)25th February 20132013/358
Section 58(1) and (2)20th March 20122012/863
Section 64 (partially)30th October 20122012/2530
Section 64 (for all remaining purposes)5th December 20122012/2530
Section 655th December 20122012/2530
Section 66 (partially)30th October 20122012/2530
Section 66 (partially)31st October 20132013/2534
Sections 67 and 685th December 20122012/2530
Section 69 (partially)27th November 20122012/2946
Section 69 (for all remaining purposes)1st January 20132012/2946
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(2)

S.I. 2013/983 (C. 41); article 4 was substituted by S.I. 2014/1452 (C. 56).

(6)

See section 40 of the Welfare Reform Act 2012.

(8)

Schedule 5 was inserted by S.I. 2014/1452 (C. 56); relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2014/1661 (C. 69) and 1923 (C. 88), S.I. 2015/32 (C. 3) and article 5 of this Order.

(10)

See the Explanatory Note for details of the availability of the Index of Relevant Districts.

(21)

S.I. 2014/1923 (C. 88) revoked sub-paragraph 1(b); article 2(4)(a) reinserts the revoked provision for the purposes of this Order.

(22)

Amended by S.I. 2014/1923 (C. 88).

(23)

These words are inserted by article 5 of this Order.

(25)

Paragraph (1F) was inserted by S.I. 2008/1554 and substituted by S.I. 2009/1490.

(26)

Paragraphs (4ZA) to (4ZD) were inserted by S.I. 2000/1982 and paragraph (4ZC) was amended by S.I. 2009/1490. Paragraph (4A) was inserted by S.I. 1996/1460, substituted by S.I. 1997/793 and amended by S.I. 1999/3108, S.I. 2000/1982 and S.I. 2009/1490.

(27)

Article 3A was substituted by S.I. 2014/1923 (C. 88).

(28)

See the definition of “relevant districts” and “gateway conditions” in article 2(1) of the No. 9 Order; the definition of “gateway conditions”, and Schedule 5 to the No. 9 Order, referred to in that definition, were inserted by S.I. 2014/1452 (C. 56); Schedule 5 was amended by S.I. 2014/1661 (C. 69) and 1923 (C. 88), S.I. 2015/32 (C. 3) and article 5 of this Order.

(29)

Article 4 was substituted by S.I. 2014/1452 (C. 56) and was amended by S.I. 2014/1923 (C. 88); paragraphs (9) and (10), as renumbered by article 7 of S.I. 2015/101 (C. 6), were added by S.I. 2015/32 (C. 3).

(30)

Article 5(1) was substituted by S.I. 2014/1923 (C. 88).

(31)

Paragraph 7(e) was substituted by S.I. 2015/32 (C. 3).

(32)

See section 40 of the Welfare Reform Act 2012.

(33)

Articles 10 to 13 of, and Schedule 4 to, the No. 9 Order (Schedule 4 takes effect under article 9) were amended by S.I. 2013/1511 (C. 60); article 11 of the No. 9 Order was amended by S.I. 2013/2657 (C. 107); articles 9, 11, 13, 15, 18 and 22 of the No. 9 Order were amended by S.I. 2014/1452 (C. 56); articles 10, 11, 12 and 13 were amended by S.I. 2014/3067 (C. 129).

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