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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill


 
 

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“Appeals relating to welfare benefits

 

6A  (1)  

Civil legal services provided in relation to an appeal on a point of law to

 

the Upper Tribunal, the Court of Appeal or the Supreme Court relating

 

to a benefit, allowance, payment, credit or pension under—

 

(a)    

a social security enactment,

 

(b)    

the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979, or

 

(c)    

Part 4 of the Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008.

 

            

Exclusions

 

      (2)  

Sub-paragraph (1) is subject to—

 

(a)    

the exclusions in Part 2 of this Schedule, with the exception of

 

paragraphs 1 and 15 of that Part, and

 

(b)    

the exclusion in Part 3 of this Schedule.

 

            

Definitions

 

      (3)  

In this paragraph “social security enactment” means—

 

(a)    

the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992,

 

(b)    

the Jobseekers Act 1995,

 

(c)    

the State Pension Credit Act 2002,

 

(d)    

the Tax Credits Act 2002,

 

(e)    

the Welfare Reform Act 2007,

 

(f)    

the Welfare Reform Act 2012, or

 

(g)    

any other enactment relating to social security.”

240B

Page 137, line 30, at end insert—

 

“(a)    

a social security enactment,

 

(b)    

the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979, or

 

(c)    

Part 4 of the Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008.

 

      (2)  

In this paragraph “social security enactment” means—”

 
 

 
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