Counter Fraud

Authorised Officer Powers (Investigators)
Classroom Blended

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What the training covers

  • Legislation including Social Security Fraud Act 2001; Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act (Powers to Require Information) Regulations 2014; Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Detection of Fraud and Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2013; Human Rights Act 1998; Data Protection Act 2018
  • The information that can be obtained using the powers
  • The role of the Authorising Officer and their responsibilities under the legislation
  • The meaning of ‘reasonable grounds’ for exercising the powers
  • What is meant by the Code of Practice and leaflet, outlining its purpose and when to use it
  • The application of the powers using case studies

Students have the opportunity to assess their learning through the completion of a multiple choice question test and, on successful completion, receive a certificate to evidence their Continuing Professional Development.  The course is delivered by experienced and qualified Counter Fraud trainers who are subject matter experts in their field.


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