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The Age-Related Payments (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

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4.—(1) A qualifying individual shall be entitled to a payment of £100 if at any time in the relevant week—

(a)he is single, and

(b)either—

(i)he is not living with another qualifying individual, or

(ii)he is in receipt of state pension credit.

(2) A qualifying individual shall be entitled to a payment of £50 if at any time in the relevant week—

(a)he is single,

(b)he is not in receipt of state pension credit, and

(c)he is living with another qualifying individual.

(3) A qualifying individual shall be entitled to a payment of £100 if at any time in the relevant week he is part of a couple and—

(a)the other member of the couple is not a qualifying individual, or

(b)either member of the couple is in receipt of—

(i)state pension credit,

(ii)an income-based jobseeker's allowance, or

(iii)income support.

(4) A qualifying individual shall be entitled to a payment of £50 if at any time in the relevant week he is part of a couple and—

(a)the other member of the couple is a qualifying individual, and

(b)neither member of the couple is in receipt of state pension credit.

(5) In this Article—

“income-based jobseeker's allowance” has the meaning given by Article 3(1) and (4) of the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (NI 15); and

“income support” means income support under section 123 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 7).

(6) This Article is subject to Article 5.

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