Office of the Discretionary Support Commissioner; Independent Review Service Report Nov 16 - Mar 17

Date published: 12 April 2018

Discretionary Support is administered by the Department for Communities (the Department). The Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 makes provision for the Department to make payments by way of grant or loan to prescribed persons. These arrangements constitute the provision of Discretionary Support. This is a new provision available only in Northern Ireland. Arrangements came into operation on 28th November 2016.

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