The Social Security (Ireland) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 77
 
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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

Social Security

Made

29 th March 2019

Coming into operation in accordance with article 1

The Secretary of State and the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 155(1) and (2) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1).

Citation and commencement

  1. This Order may be cited as the Social Security (Ireland) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019 and shall come into operation on the later of the following—

    (a) immediately after the coming into force of the Social Security (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019(2);

    (b) the date of the later of the notifications referred to in Article 65 of the Convention set out in the Schedule to this Order(3).

    Modification of legislation

  2. —(1) The legislation to which this paragraph applies is modified to the extent required to give effect to the provisions contained in the Convention set out in the Schedule to this Order.

    (2) Paragraph (1) applies to—

    (a) the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992;

    (b) the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(4);

    (c) the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995(5);

    (d) Chapter 2 of Part 2 of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998(6);

    (e) the State Pension Credit Act (Northern Ireland) 2002(7);

    (f) Part 1 of the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007(8);

    (g) Parts 2 and 5 of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015(9);

    (h) Parts 1 and 5 of the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2015(10);

    (i) Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the coordination of social security systems, as it forms part of domestic law by virtue of section 3 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018(11);

    (j) Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 , as it forms part of domestic law by virtue of section 3 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018; and

    (k) regulations within the scope of section 155(5) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 ,

    so far as those provisions relate to Northern Ireland.

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

    Alok Sharma

    Minister of State for Employment

    Department for Work and Pensions

    29 th March 2019

    Signed by the...

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