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Departmental Legislation

Volume 447: debated on Wednesday 14 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will list those (a) Acts and (b) parts of Acts which received Royal Assent between 1976 and 2006 for which his Department has policy responsibility and which remain in force. (70397)

The information requested is as follows:

In force

(a) Acts since 1976 for which the Department is responsible

Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 (c.17)

The whole Act, except sections 10 and 11 (repealed)

Social Security Act 1979 (c.18)

Sections 1, 20 and 21

Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) Act 1979 (c.41)

The whole Act

Social Security Act 1980 (c.30)

Sections 6, 9, 12, 16, 19 to 21 except section 4

Social Security and Housing Benefits Act 1982 (c.24)

Sections 10, 39, 42, 45 to 48

Social Security Act 1986 (c.50)

Sections 37, 39, 54, 56, 57 and 83 to 90

Social Security Act 1988 (c.7)

Sections 12, 13, 15 to 16 and 18 to 20

Social Security Act 1989 (c.24)

Sections 4, 6, 22 to 24, 28 to 30, 31 and 33

Social Security Act 1990 (c.28)

Sections 6, 7, 15 and 18 to 23

Disability Living Allowance and Disability Working Allowance Act 1991 (c.21)

Sections 2, 4, 10 and 15

Child Support Act 1991 (c.48)

The whole Act except sections 13, 18, 19, 20A and 21 (repealed)

Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (c.4) other than parts 1, 12, ZA and 12 ZB

Parts 2 to 12 and 12A and 13 except sections 25 to 30, 31 to 34, 49, 50, 53, 57 to 59, 80, 81, 86, 158 and 159 (repealed)

Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c.5)

The whole Act except for parts 2 and 4 and sections 11, 72, 110, 110B, 114A, 122A, 127, 128, 177 and 178 (repealed)

Social Security (Consequential Provisions Act) 1992 (c.6)

The whole Act

Social Security (Mortgage Interest Payments) Act 1992 (c.33)

Section 2

Social Security Act 1993 (c.3)

The whole Act except section 1 (repealed)

The Disability Grants Act 1993 (c.14)

The whole Act

Pension Schemes Act 1993 (c.48)

The whole Act except part 2 of schedule 5 and schedule 7 (not yet in force) and sections 2 to 6, 22, 24, 48, 59, 64 to 66, 77 to 80, 102 to 108, 111, 111B, 112, 114, 116, 118, 119 to 122, 133 to 144, 172, 173 and 187 (repealed)

Statutory Sick Pay Act 1994 (c.2)

The whole Act

Social Security (Incapacity for Work) Act 1994 (c.18)

The whole Act except sections 2(4), 9(1) to (3) and 10 (repealed)

Jobseekers Act 1995 (c.18)

The whole Act except sections 33 and 34 (repealed)

Pensions Act 1995 (c.35)

The whole Act except sections 145 (not yet in force) and 1, 2, 5, 13, 16 to 21, 26A to C, 30A, 31, 42 to 46, 48, 56 to 61, 95 to 114, 127 and 150 (repealed)

Child Support Act 1995 (c.34 )

The whole Act except for sections 12, 13, 15, 16 and 24 (repealed)

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c.50) except parts 4 and 5

Parts 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 except for sections 7, 9, 11, 12, 17, 18, 50, 62, 63 and 66 (repealed)

Social Security (Overpayments) Act 1996 (c.51)

The whole Act

Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Act 1997 (c.27)

The whole Act

Social Security Administration (Fraud) Act 1997 (c.47)

The whole Act except sections 6, 12, 14, 17 and 18 (repealed)

Social Security Act 1998 (c.14)

The whole Act except for section 35 (repealed)

Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999 (c.30)

The whole Act except for sections 4, 5 and 17 (repealed)

Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 (c.17)

The whole Act except section 11 (repealed)

Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000 (c.19) other than part 4 (contributions)

Parts 1 to 3 and 5 except for sections 43 to 46

Social Security Fraud Act 2001 (c.11)

The whole Act

State Pension Credit Act 2002 (c.16)

The whole Act

The Age-Related Payments Act 2004 (c.10)

The whole Act

Pensions Act 2004 (c.35)

Except for sections 118, 153, 155 to 159, 187, 234 to 238 and 308, the other provisions are either in force or partially in force

Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (c.13) except sections 5 to 9 and 15

Except for section 14, the provisions for which DWP are responsible are either in force or partially in force

(b) Parts of Acts for which the Department is responsible

Part 2 of the Health and Social Security Act 1984 (c.48)

Sections 15, 21 and 23 to 29

Section 115 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c.33)

Section 115

Sections 6 and 8 of the Children (Leaving Care Act) 2000 (c.35)

Sections 6 and 8

Sections 48 to 50 of the Employment Act 2002 (c.22)

Sections 48 to 50

Sections 254 and 255 of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (c.33 )

Sections 254 and 255

Sections 43, 88 and 89 of the Equality Act 2006 (c.3)

Sections 43, 88 and 89

Note:

References to an Act or part of an Act are to that Act or part as amended and include references to provisions which have not been repealed but are obsolete or spent.