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HB Memos contain further guidance on the interpretation of legislation to Housing Benefit and should be read in conjunction with the Housing Benefit Decision Makers Guide.

Published 01 April 2022Guidance literature

The Local Government Circular 10/2022 provides a set of consolidated guidance on councillor allowances.

Published 31 March 2022Circulars

Memos contain further guidance on the interpretation of legislation to social security benefits and should be read in conjunction with the Decision Makers Guide.
 

Published 31 March 2022Guidance literature

As the Department’s main employment programme to assist people into work, Steps 2 Success (S2S) ended on 31 March 2021, no alternative provision exists on a similar scale to help support people into employment and in the absence of support it is likely that a significant

Published 30 March 2022Legislation and regulations

The Statutory Rule amends the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 to ensure that people in Switzerland who satisfy the statutory qualifying conditions will continue to receive the Christmas Bonus following the United Kingdom’s withdrawa

Published 29 March 2022Legislation and regulations

This Regulatory Impact Assessment considers the impact of introducing conditions that must be satisfied for the different ways that trustees or managers of occupational and personal pension schemes may permit a member of their scheme to use the cash equivalent value of, respec

Published 29 March 2022Impact assessments

This is a screening review following receipt of a complaint under Paragraph 10 of Schedule 9 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

The proposals being taken forward in the Private Tenancies Bill are:

Published 28 March 2022Legislation and regulations

This policy aims to support the Irish language sector increase efficiency and achieve a high level of self-sufficiency by:

Published 28 March 2022Legislation and regulations

Under the 1996 Order certain kinds of premises may be granted a licence  to sell intoxicating liquor to the public.

Published 25 March 2022Legislation and regulations

The Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2021 (the Act) amends the Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 to allow local producers of alcoholic drinks to apply to the court for a liquor licence.

Published 25 March 2022Legislation and regulations

In accordance with section 146(5) and (6) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992, the Department is required to prepare an annual report on the operation of the Social Fund and to lay the report before the Assembly.

Published 25 March 2022Corporate reports

MAG has co-produced a fresh approach to placemaking that engages local communities in working together on all aspects of their village, town or city.  We call it the Living High Streets initiative, and the expected output from these conversations will be a unique co-desig

Published 25 March 2022Independent reports

The Department for Communities currently delivers Discretionary Support, which is a unique scheme introduced in Northern Ireland in 2016.

Published 25 March 2022Independent reports

Due to the war in Ukraine, the Home Office (HO) is creating additional safe routes for Ukrainians to come to the UK in the form of the ”Ukraine Scheme” and a sponsorship route entitled “Homes for Ukraine”.

Published 24 March 2022Legislation and regulations

Social security benefits, pensions and lump sum payments in Northern Ireland (NI) are generally maintained in parity with Great Britain (GB).

Published 24 March 2022Legislation and regulations

An insight into Non-UK Nationals access to benefits in Northern Ireland - 2019

This statistical publication produced by the Department, contains analysis on non-UK nationals living in Northern Ireland, with specific focus on this groups’ current and historical interaction with the benefit system.

Published 23 March 2022Statistical reports

This Regulatory Impact Assessment considers the impact of introducing a restriction on the permitted charges that trustees or managers of certain occupational pension schemes can impose upon their members, for the investment administration and general scheme administration of

Published 23 March 2022Impact assessments

This Regulatory Impact Assessment considers the impact of introducing a requirement on trustees and managers of certain occupational pension schemes (defined contribution pension schemes) to ensure relevant beneficiaries are referred to appropriate pensions guidance, provided

Published 23 March 2022Impact assessments

The Department for Communities (the Department) invites proposals for the development of lands at 187-189 Madrid Street / 57-63 Templemore Avenue, Belfast. Proposals should be submitted no later than 12 noon on Thursday 26 May 2022.

Published 23 March 2022Circulars

Active Living, the new Sport and Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland, through its Vision and associated key Themes and Goals, seeks to create a vibrant, welcoming, enjoyable, inclusive and successful sector for everyone, contributing significantly to a healthier an

Published 22 March 2022Development plan/framework

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