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This statutory rule is a technical Order giving effect to a statutory requirement to specify the percentage that will be used to revalue the “protected payment” element of a new State pension for persons who reach State Pension age on or after 7 April 2020.

Published 09 January 2020Legislation and regulations

This statutory rule allows for the revaluation of new State Pension scheme pension credits and debits that arise when a Pension Sharing Order is made by the courts where divorce proceedings commence from 6 April 2016.

Published 09 January 2020Legislation and regulations

A list of the days in 2020 for hoisting flags on government buildings in Northern Ireland.

Published 08 January 2020Circulars

The Department for Communities (DfC) has an obligation to decide on entitlement to benefit, discharge and issue payment on time.  DfC’s Method of Payment policy is to make benefits or pension payments directly into a standard account.

Published 07 January 2020Legislation and regulations

This policy relates to the provision of a free debt advice service to support over-indebted people in Northern Ireland.  

Published 07 January 2020Legislation and regulations

Líofa’s Gaeltacht Bursary Scheme provides practical support to Líofa participants.

Published 06 January 2020Forms

The number of decisions which have not been taken due to the absence of a Minister

Published 30 December 2019FOI/EIR responses

The Department’s most up to date arrangements in advance of Brexit

Published 30 December 2019FOI/EIR responses

Information on the decision to sell a plot of land in Ballee to Green Pastures Church

Published 30 December 2019FOI/EIR responses

Information about the Department’s governance arrangements with the N.Ireland Housing Executive

Published 30 December 2019FOI/EIR responses

The number and a list of Departmental decisions awaiting Ministerial approval

Published 30 December 2019FOI/EIR responses

Article 29 (1) of the Local Government (NI) Order 2005 confers powers on district councils in relation to emergencies.

Published 23 December 2019Circulars

This policy is to deliver a pilot mediation service for Private Rented Sector in NI. The pilot commenced in November 2019 and will run for a two year period after which a full review will be completed to see if there is a need for a permanent or enhanced service.

Published 20 December 2019Legislation and regulations

The Scheme of Emergency Financial Assistance (SEFA) is designed to aid individual householders who have suffered severe inconvenience as a result of internal flooding to their properties.

Published 20 December 2019Circulars

Department for Communities Annual Report on Decision Making and Financial Accuracy 1 January - 31 December 2018

This report focuses on two main areas; the level of decision making accuracy in social security benefits and the level of financial accuracy.

Published 20 December 2019Corporate reports

Review of Welfare Mitigation Schemes

As part of the Fresh Start Agreement the Executive allocated £585 million to ‘top-up’ the UK welfare arrangements in Northern Ireland until March 2020.

Published 19 December 2019Corporate reports

Experience of heritage by adults in Northern Ireland 2018/19

Statistics on experience of heritage: findings from the 2018/19 Continuous Household Survey.

Published 05 December 2019Statistical reports

Northern Ireland Housing Statistics 2018-19

The Northern Ireland Housing Statistics report is an annual compendium of statistics containing information on a range of areas relating to housing.

Published 03 December 2019Statistical reports

Experience of Irish and Ulster-Scots culture and heritage in Northern Ireland 2018/19

These publications include the findings from the Irish and Ulster-Scots culture and heritage modules of the 2018/19 Continuous Household Survey.

Published 28 November 2019Statistical reports

Steps 2 Success Statistical Bulletin - October 2014 to September 2019

The Steps 2 Success (S2S) Statistical Bulletin provides key statistical information for the Steps 2 Success programme.

Published 28 November 2019Statistical reports

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