The Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (1997 Order) (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Published: 1997-09-04

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1997 No. 400 (C. 24)

SOCIAL SECURITY
The Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (1997 Order) (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

Made
4th September 1997

The Department of Health and Social Services, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 1(2) of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997(1) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (1997 Order) (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997.

(2) In this Order “the Order” means the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997.

Appointed days

2.—(1) The day appointed for the coming into operation of—

(a)the provisions of the Order specified in Part I of the Schedule, is 5th September 1997; and

(b)the provisions of the Order specified in Part II of the Schedule for the purpose only of authorising the making of regulations, is 5th September 1997.

(2) In so far as it is not already in operation, the day appointed for the coming into operation of the Order is 6th October 1997.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services on

L.S.
John O'Neill
Assistant Secretary
4th September 1997.

Article 2(1)
SCHEDULE

Part IProvisions Coming into Operation on 5th September 1997

Provisions of the Order
Subject Matter

Article 1
Title and commencement

Article 2
Interpretation

Article 28
Regulations and orders

Article 29
Financial arrangements

Article 30

Power to make transitional, consequential etc. provisions

Part IIProvisions Coming into Operation on 5th September 1997 for the Purpose Only of Authorising the Making of Regulations

Provisions of the Order
Subject Matter

Article 6(9)
Applications for certificates of recoverable benefits

Article 13(5) and (6)
Appeals against certificates of recoverable benefits

Article 14(6) and (7)
Reference of questions to medical appeal tribunals

Article 15(3)
Appeal to Social Security Commissioner

Article 16(2) to (4)
Reviews and appeals: supplementary

Article 18(1) and (2)
Payments into court

Article 20(1) to (5)
Lump sum and periodical payments

Article 21
Payments by more than one person

Article 23(3)
Compensation payments to be disregarded

Article 25(1), (2), (5) and (7)
Provision of information

Paragraphs 4 and 8 of Part I of
Exempted payments

Schedule 1 and Article 3(2) in so far as it relates to those paragraphs

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
This Order provides for the coming into operation of provisions of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 as follows—
5th September 1997—
for the provisions listed in Part I of the Schedule;
for the purposes of authorising the making of regulations; and
6th October 1997 for all other purposes.

(1)
S.I. 1997/1183 (N.I. 12)
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