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(1) Regulations may make provision—
(a) where the Secretary of State may impose a requirement under this Part, as to when the requirement must or must not be imposed;
(b) where the Secretary of State may specify any action to be taken in relation to a requirement under this Part, as to what action must or must not be specified;
(c) where the Secretary of State may specify any other matter in relation to a requirement under this Part, as to what must or must not be specified in respect of that matter.
(2) Where the Secretary of State may impose a work-focused interview requirement, or specify a particular action under section 16(1) or 17(1)(b), the Secretary of State must have regard to such matters as may be prescribed.
(3) Where the Secretary of State may impose a requirement under this Part, or specify any action to be taken in relation to such a requirement, the Secretary of State may revoke or change what has been imposed or specified.
(4) Notification of a requirement imposed under this Part (or any change to or revocation of such a requirement) is, if not included in the claimant commitment, to be in such manner as the Secretary of State may determine.
(5) Regulations must make provision to secure that, in prescribed circumstances, where a claimant has recently been a victim of domestic violence—
(a) a requirement imposed on that claimant under this Part ceases to have effect for a period of 13 weeks, and
(b) the Secretary of State may not impose any other requirement under this Part on that claimant during that period.
(6) For the purposes of subsection (5)—
(a) “domestic violence” has such meaning as may be prescribed;
(b) “victim of domestic violence“ means a person on or against whom domestic violence is inflicted or threatened (and regulations under subsection (5) may prescribe circumstances in which a person is to be treated as being or not being a victim of domestic violence);
(c) a person has recently been a victim of domestic violence if a prescribed period has not expired since the violence was inflicted or threatened.
To be appointed: see s 150(3).