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  • art. 25(2)(a)(ii) repealed by S.I. 2015/2006 (N.I.) Sch. 12 Pt. 8
  • art. 25(2)(b) words inserted by S.R. 2016/236 reg. 8 (This amendment comes into operation immediately after the coming into operation of the The Universal Credit Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016, which come into force on the day on which Article 6 of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 comes into force for all purposes in respect of the whole or any part of Northern Ireland)
  • art. 25(2)(b) words repealed by 2010 c. 13 (N.I.) Sch. 4 Pt. 1

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Payments in respect of applicants for exemption from wearing seat beltsN.I.

25.—(1) The Department may make payments in respect of the examination of applicants falling within any class mentioned in paragraph (2) being applicants for medical certificates required as a condition of any exception prescribed by regulations under Article 23 or 24 (wearing of seat belts).

(2) The classes referred to in paragraph (1) are—

(a)those in receipt of—

(i)attendance allowance under section 64 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992F1;

(ii)a disability living allowance under section 71 of that Act;

(iii)disablement pension under section 103 of that Act at a weekly rate increased by virtue of section 104(1) of that Act (constant attendance needed);

(iv)an allowance under Article 14 of the Naval, Military and Air Forces etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions Order 1983F2 (constant attendance allowance);

(v)a mobility supplement under a scheme made under the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act 1939F3 or under an Order in Council made under section 12 of the Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1977F4 (war pensioners' mobility supplement); or

(vi)a disability pension paid by the Secretary of State for Defence on account of disability attributable to injury sustained after 30th September 1921 but before 3rd September 1939 together with a mobility supplement paid under the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions (Disablement Awards) (No. 2) Order 1984 or under Royal Warrant dated 30th December 1949 or under Queen's Regulations for the Royal Air Force;

[F5(ab)those in receipt of armed forces independence payment under the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) Order 2011.]

(b)those in receipt of income support,[F6 an income-based jobseeker's allowance within the meaning of the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995][F7, an income-related allowance under Part 1 of the Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2007 (employment and support allowance) or][F8 any element of child tax credit other than the family element or working tax credit] and their dependants; and

[F9(bb)those in receipt of guarantee state pension credit (under section 1(3)(a) of the State Pension Credit Act (Northern Ireland) 2002) and those persons who (within the meaning of that Act) are members of a[F10 couple] the other member of which is in receipt of guarantee state pension credit;]

(c)those whose names are in the register of disabled persons maintained under section 6 of the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act (Northern Ireland) 1945F11.

(3) The Department may by order amend paragraph (2) (whether as originally enacted or as previously amended under this paragraph) so as to omit any of the classes mentioned in that paragraph or add to or substitute for any of those classes other classes of any description.

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F2SI 1983/883

F6SR 1996/146

F10SR 2005/479

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