Social Security (Steps to Work) (No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 come into force

Implementation date: 2 November 2009

The Regulations amend the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 (SR 1996/198). Claimants whose failure to undertake activities in the Steps to Work programme has lead to their benefit being sanctioned on three or more occasions can agree to undertake those activities in return for the recommencement of their benefits. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.