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The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1990


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12.—(1) Article 24 of the 1986 Order (income support and trade disputes, etc.) shall be amended in accordance with sub-paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) For paragraph (6) (meaning of “the relevant sum”) substitute the following paragraph—

(6) Subject to paragraph (7), “the relevant sum” for the purposes of paragraph (5) shall be £19.50..

(3) For sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph (7) (annual increase of the relevant sum by reference to the percentage increase in applicable amounts under the up-rating order) substitute the following sub-paragraph—

(a)increasing that sum by the percentage by which the personal allowance under paragraph 1(1) of Part I of Schedule 2 to the Income Support (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 for a single person aged not less than 25 has been increased by the order; and.

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