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Disability living allowanceN.I.

Mobility componentN.I.

13—(1) Section 73 of the Contributions and Benefits Act (mobility component of disability living allowance) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1), for paragraph (b) substitute—

(ab)he falls within subsection (1AB) below;

(b)he does not fall within that subsection but does fall within subsection (2) below;.

(3) In subsection (1A)(a), after “paragraph (a),” insert “ (ab), ”.

(4) After subsection (1A) insert—

(1AB) A person falls within this subsection if—

(a)he has such severe visual impairment as may be prescribed; and

(b)he satisfies such other conditions as may be prescribed..

(5) In subsection (11)(a), after “subsection (1)(a),” insert “ (ab), ”

Commencement Information

I1S. 13 wholly in operation at 11.4.2011; s. 13 not in operation at Royal Assent see s. 36(2); s. 13 in operation for certain purposes at 23.9.2010 and 15.10.2010 and in operation for all other purposes at 11.4.2011 by S.R. 2010/327, art. 2(1)