Welfare Reform Act 2012, Part 5

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The Stationery Office, Mar 14, 2012 - Law - 185 pages
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Royal assent, 8 March 2012. An Act to make provision for universal credit and personal independence payment; to make other provision about social security and tax credits; to make provision about the functions of the registration service, child support maintenance and the use of jobcentres; to establish the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission and otherwise amend the Child Poverty Act 2010. Explanatory notes have been produced to assist in the understanding of this Act and will be available separately
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
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introductory 14 Claimant commitment Workrelated requirements
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Work search requirement 18 Work availability requirement
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Application of workrelated requirements 19 Claimants subject to no workrelated requirements 20 Claimants subject to workfocused interview require...
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supplementary 23 Connected requirements
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Imposition of requirements 25 Compliance with requirements Reduction of benefit 26 Higherlevel sanctions
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Other sanctions
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other cases
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Recovery of child benefit and guardians allowance 108 Application of Limitation Act 1980
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Recovery of fines from benefit 109 Recovery of fines etc by deductions from employment and support allowance Investigation and prosecution of of...
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Prosecution powers of local authorities
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Penalties as alternative to prosecution 113 Penalty in respect of benefit fraud not resulting in overpayment
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Amount of penal 115 Period for withdrawal of agreement to pay penalty Civil penalties 116 Civil penalties for incorrect statements and failures to dis...
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disqualifying and sanctionable benefits
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period of sanction
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Hardship payments Administration 29 Delegation and contracting
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CHAPTER
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Universal credit and state pension credit 35 Universal credit and Workingage benefits
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Couples
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Interviews
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CHAPTER 2
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Condition relating to youth
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Housing benefit
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PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT Personal independence payment 77 Personal independence payment 78 Daily living component
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Mobility component
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further provision
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further provision 82 Terminal illness
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Persons of pensionable age 84 No entitlement to daily living component where UK is not competent state 85 Care home residents
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lIospital inpatients 87 Prisoners and detainees Supplementary 88 Claims awards and information
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Report to Parliament General 90 Abolition of disability living allowance 91 Amendments 92 Power to make supplementary and consequential provisi...
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GENERAL Benefit cap 96 Benefit
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supplementary Claims and awards
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Payments to joint claimants 101 Payments on account
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Power to require consideration of revision before appeal
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Supersession of decisions of former appellate bodies Electronic communications 104 Electronic communications
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Recovery of benefits 105 Recovery of benefit payments
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Ending of discretionary payments
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sanctions for repeated benefit fraud
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Loss of tax credits
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investigation
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prosecution and penalties
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Unauthorised disclosure of information relating to tax credit offences
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Secretary of State and HMRC 127 Informationsharing between Secretary of State and HMRC
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Secretary of State and DPP 128 Informationsharing between Secretary of State and
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Unlawful disclosure of information supplied under section 128
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Claims and awards
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Informationsharing in relation to welfare services
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Unlawful disclosure of information supplied under section 131
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supplementary Informationsharing miscellaneous 134 Informationsharing for social security or employment purposes
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PART 6
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Collection of child support maintenance 138 Indicative maintenance calculations
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Recovery of child support maintenance by deduction from benefit 140 Fees 141 Review of fees regulations
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Exclusion from individual voluntary arrangements Reports on decisionmaking 143 Standards of decisionmaking Employment and training 144 Use ...
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Child poverty
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Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission
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UK child poverty strategies
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Powers to require information relating to claims and awards
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