The Social Security Administration (Fraud) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Published: 1997-06-24

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1997 No. 316 (C. 18)

SOCIAL SECURITY
The Social Security Administration (Fraud) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

Made
24th June 1997

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

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Social Security Administration (Fraud) (1997 Order) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of the provisions of the Social Security Administration (Fraud) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 specified in the Schedule to this Order is 1st July 1997.

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

L.S.
John O'Neill
Assistant Secretary
24th June 1997.

Article 2
SCHEDULE

Provisions of the Social Security Administration (Fraud) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997
Subject Matter

Article 1
Title and commencement

Article 2
Interpretation

Article 3
The Housing Executive

Article 4
Unauthorised disclosure by officials

Article 5
Overseeing of administration by Department

Article 6
Role of local government auditors in relation to housing benefit

Article 7
References and reports to Department

Article 8
Directions by Department

Article 9
Enforcement of directions

Article 11
Inspectors appointed by the Housing Executive

Article 12
Offence of dishonest representation for obtaining benefit

Article 13
Extension of offence of false representation for obtaining benefit

Article 16
Reviews initiated by Department

Article 17
Medical examinations of persons awarded certain benefits

Paragraphs 1 to 4, 6 and 7(b) and (c) of Schedule 1 and Article 19(1) in so far as it relates to those paragraphs
Minor and consequential amendments

Schedule 2 and Article 19(2) in so far as it relates to that Schedule
Repeals

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
This Order brings into operation on 1st July 1997 the following provisions of the Social Security Administration (Fraud) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997—
Articles 3 and 4 which relate to the supply and use of information;
Articles 5 to 9 which relate to the administration of housing benefit;
Article 11 which relates to the appointment of inspectors by the Housing Executive;
Articles 12 and 13 which relate to offences;
Article 16 which relates to reviews in connection with attendance allowance, disability living allowance and disability working allowance;
Article 17 which relates to medical examinations in connection with attendance allowance and disability working allowance;
Paragraphs 2 to 4, 6 and 7(b) and (c) of Schedule 1 (minor and consequential amendments) and Article 19(1) in so far as it relates to those paragraphs;
Schedule 2 (repeals) and Article 19(2) in so far as it relates to that Schedule.

(1)
S.I. 1997/1182 (N.I. 11)
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