The Social Security Administration (Fraud) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisi/1997/1182/contents

Introductory Text

Title and commencement (1) This Order may be cited as the Social Security...

1.Title and commencement
2.Interpretation

Supply and use of information The Housing Executive After section 116B of the Administration Act insert— The Housing...

Supply and use of information

3.The Housing Executive
4.Unauthorised disclosure by officials

Administration of housing benefit

5.Overseeing of administration by Department
6.Role of local government auditors in relation to housing benefit
7.References and reports to Department
8.Directions by Department
9.Enforcement of directions

Investigations relating to housing benefit

10.Information from landlords and agents
Art. 11 rep. by 2000 c. 4 (NI)

Offences, penalties and overpayments

12.Offence of dishonest representation for obtaining benefit
Art. 13 rep. by 2001 c. 17 (NI)
14.Penalty as alternative to prosecution
15.Recovery of overpaid housing benefit

Reviews and medical examinations

16.Reviews initiated by Department
17.Medical examinations of persons awarded certain benefits

National insurance numbers
18.Requirement to state national insurance number

Article 19—Amendments and repeals

Schedule 1—Amendments

Schedule 2—Repeals
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