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Name: The Jobseekers Allowance (Sanctions for Failure to Attend) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/509).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Unemployment benefit
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2010-03-04
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2010-R-83124
Bibliography: Regulations on-line Regulations on-line Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI), United Kingdom (consulted on 2010-03-05)
Abstract/Citation: Implements the amendment made by section 33 of the Welfare Reform Act 2009, which amended section 8 of the Jobseekers Act 1995 to allow for a new sanction to be applied in certain circumstances when a jobseeker's allowance (JSA) claimant fails to attend an appointment. The sanction is that, although entitlement to JSA will continue, the benefit will not be payable for a period of at least one week and not more than two weeks.
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