Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill - continued        House of Lords
PART III, SOCIAL SECURITY - continued

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Child benefit
Child benefit disregards.     73. In section 143(3)(c) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (disregard of days of absence in the case of children in residential accommodation in pursuance of arrangements made under the specified enactments), for sub-paragraph (iii) and the word "or" immediately preceding it there shall be substituted-
 
 
      "(iii) the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968;
 
      (iv) the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978;
 
      (v) the Education (Scotland) Act 1980;
 
      (vi) the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984; or
 
      (vii) the Children (Scotland) Act 1995."
 
Social Security Advisory Committee
Social Security Advisory Committee.     74. - (1) Section 170 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (functions of the Social Security Advisory Committee in relation to the relevant enactments and the relevant Northern Ireland enactments) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In the definition in subsection (5) of "relevant enactments", after paragraph (ae) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(af) section 41, sections 63 to 66 and sections 69 to 71 of the Child Support Pensions and Social Security Act 2000 and Schedule 7 to that Act;".
      (3) In the definition in that subsection of "relevant Northern Ireland enactments", after paragraph (ae) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(af) any provisions in Northern Ireland which correspond to section 41, any of sections 63 to 66, 69 to 71 of the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000 or Schedule 7 to that Act; and".
 
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