Social Security (Incapacity Benefit Work-focused Interviews) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 come into force
Implementation date: 26 October 2009
The Regulations amend the Social Security (Incapacity Benefit Work-focused Interviews) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 to extend the aligned Pathways to Work conditionality to existing incapacity benefits claimants aged 18 to 24 in Northern Ireland who have been claiming continuously for 12 months or more. Pathways to Work is a programme designed to help people with health problems or disabilities move closer to work. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.