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Welfare Reform Bill


 

Welfare Reform Bill

 

[AS AMENDED IN GRAND COMMITTEE]

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Social security

“Work for your benefit” schemes etc.

1   

Schemes for assisting persons to obtain employment: “work for your benefit”

schemes etc.

Revised system of working-age benefits

2   

Work-related activity: income support claimants and partners of claimants

3   

Entitlement to jobseeker’s allowance without seeking employment etc.

4   

Couples where at least one member capable of work

5   

Statutory sick pay and employment and support allowance

6   

Transitional provision relating to sections 3 to 5

Abolition of income support

7   

Abolition of income support

Work-related activity for claimants of employment and support allowance

8   

Power to direct claimant to undertake specific work-related activity

Jobseeker’s allowance and employment and support allowance: drugs

9   

Claimants dependent on drugs etc.

Contributory jobseeker’s allowance and employment and support allowance

10   

Conditions for contributory jobseeker’s allowance

11   

Conditions for contributory employment and support allowance

Disability living allowance

12   

Mobility component

 

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Abolition of adult dependency increases

13   

Maternity allowance and carer’s allowance

External provider social loans

14   

External provider social loans

15   

Power to restrict availability of social fund loans

16   

Supply of information to or by lenders making external provider social loans

Community care grants

17   

Community care grants relating to specified goods or services

18   

Community care grants: reviews and information

Payments on account

19   

Payments on account

Benefit sanctions for offenders

20   

Loss of benefit provisions

21   

Jobseeker’s allowance: sanctions for violent conduct etc. in connection with

claim

22   

Repeal of sections 62 to 66 of the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security

Act 2000

Pilot schemes

23   

State pension credit: pilot schemes

24   

Period for which pilot schemes have effect etc.

Miscellaneous

25   

Contracting out functions under Jobseekers Act 1995

26   

Attendance in connection with jobseeker’s allowance: sanctions

27   

Social security information and employment or training information

28   

Persons under pensionable age to take part in work-focused interviews etc.

29   

Minor amendments

Part 2

Disabled people: right to control provision of services

Introductory

30   

Purpose of Part

31   

Relevant services

32   

Relevant authority

Power to make regulations

33   

Power to make provision enabling exercise of greater choice and control

34   

Provision that may be made about direct payments

35   

Exercise of rights on behalf of persons who lack capacity

 
 

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36   

Pilot schemes

Supplementary

37   

The appropriate authority by which regulations under section 33 are made

38   

Regulations under section 33: supplementary provisions

39   

Consultation

40   

Regulations under section 33: control by Parliament or other legislature

41   

Interpretation of Part 2

Part 3

Child maintenance

42   

Disqualification for holding etc. driving licence or travel authorisation

43   

Report on operation of driving licence amendments

44   

Payments of child support maintenance

45   

Child support maintenance: offences relating to information

Part 4

Birth registration

46   

Registration of births

Part 5

General

47   

Consequential amendments of subordinate legislation

48   

Repeals and revocations

49   

Financial provisions

50   

Extent

51   

Commencement

52   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

Amendments connected to section 3

Part 1   —   

Amendments of Jobseekers Act 1995

Part 2   —   

Amendments of other Acts

Schedule 2   —   

Abolition of income support: consequential amendments

Schedule 3   —   

Claimants dependent on drugs etc.

Part 1   —   

Jobseeker’s allowance

Part 2   —   

Employment and support allowance

Schedule 4   —   

Loss of benefit provisions: further amendments

Part 1   —   

Further amendments of Social Security Fraud Act 2001

Part 2   —   

Related amendments of other Acts

Schedule 5   —   

Section 42: consequential amendments etc.

Schedule 6   —   

Registration of births

Part 1   —   

Amendments of Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953

Part 2   —   

Other amendments

Schedule 7   —   

Repeals and revocations

 
 

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Part 1   —   

Abolition of income support

Part 2   —   

Abolition of adult dependency increases

Part 3   —   

Social security: other repeals and revocations

Part 4   —   

Child maintenance

Part 5   —   

Birth registration

 
 

 
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