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Name: Social Security Administration (Fraud) Act 1997 (Chapter 47).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Administration and financing
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-03-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Internet: http://www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk/acts/acts1997/1997047.htm
ISN: GBR-1997-L-54795
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=54795&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Internet: http://www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk/acts/acts1997/1997047.htm
Abstract/Citation: Amends the law relating to social security services and social security administration. Governs the supply and use of information. Regulates information held by tax authorities. Establishes penalties and consequences for the unauthorized use of information. Regulates the administration of housing and council tax benefits and provides for investigations relating to those benefits. Regulates offences, penalties and overpayments. Regulates reviews initiated by the Secretary of State and the medical examination of persons awarded certain benefits. Makes supplementary and consequential amendments and regulations.
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