The Social Fund (Cold Weather Payments) (General) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

Document Number:2011 No. 383
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 27/10/2011
 
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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

Social Security

Made

27 th October 2011

Coming into operation

1 st November 2011

The Department for Social Development makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 134(2) and 171(1) , (3) and (4) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1) and now vested in it(2).

Citation, commencement and interpretation

  1. —(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Social Fund (Cold Weather Payments) (General) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 and shall come into operation on 1 st November 2011.

    (2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(3) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

    Amendment of the Social Fund (Cold Weather Payments) (General) Regulations

  2. For the Schedule to the Social Fund (Cold Weather Payments) (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1988(4) substitute the Schedule set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.

    Revocation

  3. Regulation 2(5) of the Social Fund (Cold Weather Payment) (General) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010(5) is revoked.

    Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Social Development on 27 th October 2011

    (L.S.)

    Anne Mc Cleary

    A senior officer of the Department for Social Development

    Regulation 2

    SCHEDULE

    Regulation 2

    “SCHEDULEIDENTIFICATION OF STATIONS AND POSTCODE DISTRICTS

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Regulations)

    These Regulations amend the Social Fund (Cold Weather Payments) (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1988 (“the 1988 Regulations”).

    The Schedule to the 1988 Regulations specifies weather stations which are relevant to determining whether there is a recorded or forecasted period of cold weather.

    Regulation 2 substitutes the Schedule to the 1988 Regulations with the Schedule to these Regulations. The new Schedule largely re-enacts the list contained in the former Schedule, but it reassigns the postcodes from an existing station, Ballykelly, to a new weather station, Magilligan.

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