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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order (Northern Ireland) 1991

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Part I

Citation and commencement

1.  —

(1) This order may be cited as the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order (Northern Ireland) 1991 and shall come into operation for the purposes of—

(a)Articles 1, 2 and 18 on 1st April 1991;

(b)Article 9 on 6th April 1991;

(c)Article 10 on 7th April 1991;

(d)Articles 3 to 8 and 11 on 8th April 1991;

(e)Articles 12 and 13 on 9th April 1991;

(f)Articles 14, 15 and 16, in so far as they relate to a particular beneficiary, on the first day of the first benefit week to commence for that beneficiary on or after 8th April 1991, and for the purposes of this sub-paragraph and sub-paragraph (g) “benefit week” has the same meaning as in the Income Support Regulations;

(g)Article 17(e), in so far as the sums specified are relevant for the purposes of paragraph 9(2)(a) of Schedule 3 to the Income Support Regulations, on the first day of the benefit week to commence for the beneficiary on or after 8th April 1991;

(h)except in a case to which sub-paragraph (g) applies, Article 17 on 1st April 1991.

(2) The increases made by this order in the sums specified for rates or amounts of benefit under the principal Act or the Pensions Order shall take effect for each case on the date specified in relation to that case in Article 5.

Interpretation

2.  —

(1) In this Order—

the Order” means the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1986;

“the Family Credit Regulations” means the Family Credit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(1);

“the Income Support Regulations” means the Income Support (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(2);

“the Housing Benefit Regulations” means the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(3).

(2) Any reference in this order to a numbered section is a reference to the section of the principal Act bearing that number.

(1)

S.R. 1987 No. 463; the relevant amending rules are S.R. 1988 Nos. 131, 205, 303 and 423 and S.R. 1990 Nos. 33, 70, 137, 138, 297, 347 and 387

(3)

S.R. 1987 No. 461; the relevant amending rules are S.R. 1988 Nos. 117, 186, 314 and 424, S.R. 1989 Nos. 125, 26, 366 and 408, S.R. 1990 Nos. 33, 70, 72, 136, 137, 297, 305 and 345 and S.R. 1991 No. 47

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