Social Security (Income Support and Jobseeker's Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 come into force

Implementation date: 4 October 2004

The Regulations amend the Income Support (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 and the Jobseeker's Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 to provide that a person who is entitled to income support or a jobseeker's allowance retains his entitlement to benefit during a period of temporary absence from Northern Ireland in order to receive NHS hospital treatment. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.