The Social Security (Reciprocal Agreements) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Published: 1996-07-18

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1996 No. 327

SOCIAL SECURITY
The Social Security (Reciprocal Agreements) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made
18th July 1996

Coming into operation
7th October 1996

In exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 155(1)(b) and (2) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1) and of all other powers enabling me in that behalf, I hereby make the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Social Security (Reciprocal Agreements) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 7th October 1996.

Modification or adaptation of Acts and the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order

2.  The Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(2), the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 and the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995(3) shall be modified or adapted to such extent as may be required to give effect to the alterations set out in Schedule 1 to this Order which are proposed to the agreements set out in the Orders in Council, or Orders made by the Secretary of State, specified in Schedule 2 to this Order.

P. B. B. Mayhew
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State
Dated this 18th day of July 1996.

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1Proposed alterations to existing agreements

1.  Where in the agreement set out in the Schedule to an Order in Council, or an Order made by the Secretary of State, specified in Schedule 2 to this Order there are references to unemployment benefit under the legislation of the United Kingdom or any specified part thereof, such references shall be altered to include a reference to contribution-based jobseeker’s allowance under the legislation of the United Kingdom or any specified part thereof.

2.  Where in the agreement set out in the Schedule to an Order in Council, or an Order made by the Secretary of State, specified in Schedule 2 to this Order there is a definition of the legislation to which the agreement applies, that definition shall be read as including a reference to the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995.

Article 2

SCHEDULE 2Orders in Council and Orders of the Secretary of State modified by this Order

Title of Order in Council or Order
Reference

The National Insurance and Industrial Injuries (Reciprocal Agreement with the Netherlands) Order (Northern Ireland) 1955
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1955 No. 122

The Family Allowances, National Insurance and Industrial Injuries (Reciprocal Agreement with Belgium) Order (Northern Ireland) 1958
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1958 No. 93

The National Insurance and Industrial Injuries (Reciprocal Agreement with France) Order (Northern Ireland) 1958
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1958 No. 101

The National Insurance and Industrial Injuries (Reciprocal Agreement with Italy) Order (Northern Ireland) 1958
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1958 No. 130

The Family Allowances, National Insurance and Industrial Injuries (Reciprocal Agreement with Yugoslavia) Order (Northern Ireland) 1958
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1958 No. 151

The Family Allowances, National Insurance and Industrial Injuries (Reciprocal Agreement with Denmark) Order (Northern Ireland) 1960
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1960 No. 16

The Family Allowances, National Insurance and Industrial Injuries (Reciprocal Agreement with Germany) Order (Northern Ireland) 1961
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1961 No. 148

The National Insurance (Reciprocal Agreement with Germany) Order (Northern Ireland) 1961
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1961 No. 224

The National Insurance and Industrial Injuries (Reciprocal Agreement with the Republic of Ireland) Order (Northern Ireland) 1964
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1964 No. 142

The National Insurance (Republic of Ireland) Order (Northern Ireland) 1972
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1972 No. 4

The Family Allowances, National Insurance and Industrial Injuries (Spain) Order (Northern Ireland) 1975
S.R. 1975 No. 77

The Social Security (Spain) (Northern Ireland) Order 1976

S.I. 1976/2148

The Social Security (Isle of Man) Order (Northern Ireland) 1977
S.R. 1977 No. 378

The Social Security (Portugal) Order (Northern Ireland) 1979
S.R. 1979 No. 303

The Social Security (Austria) Order (Northern Ireland) 1981
S.R. 1981 No. 144

The Social Security (Cyprus) Order (Northern Ireland) 1983
S.R. 1983 No. 387

The Social Security (New Zealand) Order (Northern Ireland) 1983
S.R. 1983 No. 432

The Social Security (Finland) Order (Northern Ireland) 1984
S.R. 1984 No. 68

The Social Security (Iceland) Order (Northern Ireland) 1985
S.R. 1985 No. 205

The Social Security (Portugal) Order (Northern Ireland) 1987
S.R. 1987 No. 399

The Social Security (Sweden) Order (Northern Ireland) 1988
S.R. 1988 No. 119

The Social Security (Norway) Order (Northern Ireland) 1991
S.R. 1991 No. 139

The Social Security (Australia) Order (Northern Ireland) 1992
S.R. 1992 No. 269

The Social Security (Cyprus) Order (Northern Ireland) 1994
S.R. 1994 No. 262

The Social Security (Jersey and Guernsey) Order (Northern Ireland) 1994
S.R. 1994 No. 427

The Social Security (Canada) Order (Northern Ireland) 1995
S.R. 1995 No. 405

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
This Order provides for social security legislation to be modified or adapted to take account of changes made by the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 which replaces unemployment benefit by jobseeker’s allowance, in relation to the Orders in Council, and Orders made by the Secretary of State, listed in Schedule 2 to this Order (which give effect to agreements made between the Governments of the United Kingdom and other countries providing for reciprocity in certain social security matters).


(1)
1992 c. 8; section 155 was amended by paragraph 48 of Schedule 2 to the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/2705 (N.I. 15))

(2)
1992 c. 7

(3)
S.I. 1995/2705 (N.I. 15)
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