|Made||2nd April 2004|
|Coming into operation in accordance with regulation 1|
Amendment of the Jobseeker's Allowance Regulations
2. - (1) The Jobseeker's Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).
(2) In regulation 18 (steps to be taken by persons actively seeking employment) for paragraph (1) there shall be substituted the following paragraph -
(3) In regulation 72(6) (good cause for the purposes of Article 21(5)(a) and (6)(c) and (d) and Article 22A(2)(a), (f) and (g) of the Order), for sub-paragraph (b) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph -
by a route and means appropriate to his circumstances and to the employment, or to the carrying out of the jobseeker's direction, unless, in view of the health of the person or any caring responsibilities of his, that time was or is unreasonable.".
Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Social Development on
2nd April 2004.
Senior Officer of the Department for Social Development