Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992

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Citation1992 c. 6


Social Security(Consequential Provisions)Act 1992

1992 CHAPTER 6

An Act to make provision for repeals, consequential amendments, transitional and transitory matters and savings in connection with the consolidation of enactments in the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 and the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (including provisions to give effect to recommendations of the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission).

[13th February 1992]

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

S-1 Meaning of ‘the consolidating Acts’.

1 Meaning of ‘the consolidating Acts’.

1. In this Act—

‘the consolidating Acts’ means the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(‘the Contributions and Benefits Act’), the Social Security Administration Act 1992(‘the Administration Act’) and, so far as it reproduces the effect of the repealed enactments, this Act; and

‘the repealed enactments’ means the enactments repealed by this Act.

S-2 Continuity of the law.

2 Continuity of the law.

(1) The substitution of the consolidating Acts for the repealed enactments does not affect the continuity of the law.

(2) Anything done or having effect as if done under or for the purposes of a provision of the repealed enactments has effect, if it could have been done under or for the purposes of the corresponding provision of the consolidating Acts, as if done under or for the purposes of that provision.

(3) Any reference, whether express or implied, in the consolidating Acts or any other enactment, instrument or document to a provision of the consolidating Acts shall, so far as the context permits, be construed as including, in relation to the times, circumstances and purposes in relation to which the corresponding provision of the repealed enactments has effect, a reference to that corresponding provision.

(4) Any reference, whether express or implied, in any enactment, instrument or document to a provision of the repealed enactments shall be construed, so far as is required for continuing its effect, as including a reference to the corresponding provision of the consolidating Acts.

S-3 Repeals.

3 Repeals.

(1) The enactments mentioned in Schedule 1 to this Act are repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(2) Those repeals include, in addition to repeals consequential on the consolidation of provisions in the consolidating Acts, repeals in accordance with Recommendations of the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission, of section 30(6)(b) of the Social Security Act 1975 , paragraphs 2 to 8 of Schedule 9 to that Act, paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 10 to that Act and section 10 of the Social Security Act 1988 .

(3) The repeals have effect subject to any relevant savings in Schedule 3 to this Act.

S-4 Consequential amendments.

4 Consequential amendments.

4. The enactments mentioned in Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect with the amendments there specified (being amendments consequential on the consolidating Acts).

S-5 Transitional provisions and savings.

5 Transitional provisions and savings.

(1) The transitional provisions and savings in Schedule 3 to this Act shall have effect.

(2) Nothing in that Schedule affects the general operation of section 16 of the Interpretation Act 1978 (general savings implied on repeal) or of the previous provisions of this Act.

S-6 Transitory modifications.

6 Transitory modifications.

6. The transitory modifications in Schedule 4 to this Act shall have effect.

S-7 Short title, commencement and extent.

7 Short title, commencement and extent.

(1) This Act may be cited as the Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 .

(2) This Act shall come into force on 1st July 1992.

(3) Section 2 above and this section extend to Northern Ireland.

(4) Subject to subsection (5) below, where any enactment repealed or amended by this Act extends to any part of the United Kingdom, the repeal or amendment extends to that part.

(5) The repeals—

(a) of provisions of sections 10, 13 and 14 of the Social Security Act 1980 and Part II of Schedule 3 to that Act;

(b) of enactments amending those provisions;

(c) of paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Capital Allowances Act 1990 ; and

(d) of section 17(8) and (9) of the Social Security Act 1990 ,

do not extend to Northern Ireland.

(6) Section 6 above and Schedule 4 to this Act extend to Northern Ireland in so far as they give effect to transitory modifications of provisions of the consolidating Acts which so extend.

(7) Except as provided by this section, this Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.

(8) Section 4 above extends to the Isle of Man so far as it relates to paragraphs 53 and 54 of Schedule 2 to this Act.

S C H E D U L E S

SCHEDULE 1

Repeals

Chapter Short title Extent of repeal
1974 c. 14.

National Insurance Act 1974.

Section 6(1) and (3).
1975 c. 14. Social Security Act 1975. The whole Act.
1975 c. 16.

Industrial Injuries and Diseases (Old Cases) Act 1975.

The whole Act.
1975 c. 18.

Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1975.

In Schedule 2, paragraphs 6, 8 and 9, 11, 69 and 70.

In Schedule 3, paragraphs 1 to 20.

1975 c. 60.

Social Security Pensions Act 1975.

Part I.

Sections 6 to 10.

Sections 12 to 16A.

Sections 18 to 21.

Sections 23 to 25.

Section 51A(13).

Section 60(1)(a).

In section 60A, the words ‘6(3)’ and ‘, and paragraphs 2(3) and 4A of Schedule 1 to,’.

Section 62(1) and (3).

In section 64(2), the words from ‘and as respects’ to the end.

Section 65(4).

In section 66(2), in paragraph (a), the words ‘Part I and’ and in paragraph (b) the words ‘(except section 22)’.

Schedule 1.

In Schedule 4, paragraphs 35 to 46, 49, 50, 53 to 64 and 66 and 67.

1975 c. 61. Child Benefit Act 1975. The whole Act.
Chapter Short title Extent of repeal
1976 c. 5.

Education (School-leaving Dates) Act 1976.

Section 2(4).
1976 c. 71.

Supplementary Benefits Act 1976.

Sections 22 and 23.

In Schedule 7, paragraph 36.

1977 c. 5.

Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1977.

Sections 1 and 2.

Section 3(1).

Sections 4 to 6.

Sections 8 to 11.

Section 13.

Sections 17 and 18.

Section 20(1) and (2).

Section 22(1) to (5).

In section 23(2), the words from ‘and as respects’ to the end.

In section 24, in subsection (1), the definition of ‘the Old Cases Act’, and subsections (2) and (4).

Schedule 1.

1977 c. 49.

National Health Service Act 1977.

In Schedule 15, paragraphs 63, 64 and 67.

1978 c. 29.

National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978.

In Schedule 16, paragraph 40.

1978 c. 44.

Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978.

In Schedule 16, paragraphs 19 and 29.

1979 c. 18. Social Security Act 1979.

Section 2.

Sections 4 and 5.

Section 9(1).

Section 10.

Sections 14 and 15.

Section 19.

Section 20(3).

Schedule 1.

Schedule 2.

In Schedule 3, paragraphs 4 to 8, 10 and 11, in paragraph 13, the words ‘6(3) and’ and paragraphs 14, 15, 23, 29, 31 and 32.

Chapter Short title Extent of repeal
1980 c. 30. Social Security Act 1980.

Section 2.

In section 3, subsections (1) to (3) and (11).

Section 4(3), (5) and (6).

Section 5(1).

Section 6(2) and (4).

In section 9, subsections (1) and (2), in subsection (3), the words from the beginning to ‘and’, in the second place where it occurs, in subsection (4), the words ‘The Secretary of State and’ and subsections (5) and (7).

In section 10, subsections (1) to (5) and in subsection (9) the words ‘the Secretary of State in conjunction with the Treasury or by’, ‘or section 61 of the Social Security Act 1986’ and ‘the Secretary of State or’.

Section 11.

Section 13(1) to (3), (5) and (6).

Section 14.

Sections 17 and 18.

Section 19(3).

Schedule 1.

In Schedule 2, paragraph 21.

Schedule 3.

In Schedule 4, paragraphs 10 and 14.

1980 c. 39.

Social Security (No. 2) Act 1980.

The whole Act.
1980 c. 43.

Magistrates' Courts Act 1980.

In section 65(1), the paragraph (m) inserted by paragraph 54 of Schedule 10 to the Social Security Act 1986.

Chapter Short title Extent of repeal
1980 c. 43

Magistrates' Courts Act 1980

In Schedule 7, paragraph 135.

1980 c. 48. Finance Act 1980.

In Schedule 19, in paragraph 5(4), the words ‘section 133(3) of the Social Security Act 1975’.

1981 c. 1.

Social Security (Contributions) Act 1981.

The whole Act.
1981 c. 20.

Judicial Pensions Act 1981.

In Schedule 3, paragraph 10.

1981 c. 33. Social Security Act 1981.

Sections 5 and 6.

Section 8(2).

In Schedule 1 paragraphs 3(a), 6 and 7.

In Schedule 2, paragraph 2.

1982 c. 2.

Social Security (Contributions) Act 1982.

The whole Act.
1982 c. 23.

Oil and Gas (Enterprise) Act 1982.

In Schedule 3, paragraphs 21 and 44.

1982 c. 24.

Social Security and Housing Benefits Act 1982.

Sections 1 to 7.

Section 9.

Sections 17 and 18.

Sections 22, 23 and 23A.

Sections 26 and 27.

Section 37.

Section 39(1) to (4).

Section 44.

Section 46(2).

Section 48(2).

Schedule 1.

In Schedule 2, paragraphs 1 to 4.

In Schedule 4, paragraphs 7 to 10, 12 and 13, 15 to 18, 30 to 34 and 39.

1982 c. 34. Forfeiture Act 1982.

In section 4(5), the entry relating to the Child Benefit Act 1975.

Chapter Short title Extent of repeal
1983 c. 41.

Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983.

Schedule 8, except paragraphs 1(3)(a) and 29.

1984 c. 48.

Health and Social Security Act 1984.

Sections 11 to 14.

Sections 16 to 18.

Schedule 4.

Schedule 5.

In Schedule 7, paragraphs 1 to 3 and 6 to 8.

1985 c. 53. Social Security Act 1985.

Section 7.

Section 8(1).

Sections 9 to 13.

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