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Statutory Instruments

2021 No. 1129

Social Security

The Social Security (Information-sharing in relation to Welfare Services etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2021


7th October 2021

Laid before Parliament

11th October 2021

Coming into force

8th November 2021

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 131(3) and 133(1) and (2) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012(1).

In respect of provisions relating to housing benefit, in accordance with section 176(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992(2) the Secretary of State has consulted with organisations appearing to her to be representative of the authorities concerned.


2012 c. 5; section 133(1) is an interpretation provision and is cited for the meaning of the word “prescribed”.


1992 c. 5; section 176(1) was amended by paragraph 23 of Schedule 9 to the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14). There are other amendments of section 176(1) but they are not relevant to these Regulations.