Search Legislation

The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order (Northern Ireland) 1993

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

PART IINTRODUCTION

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This order may be cited as the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order (Northern Ireland) 1993 and shall come into operation for the purposes of—

(a)Articles 1, 2 and 21 on 1st April 1993;

(b)Article 10 on 4th April 1993;

(c)Article 9 on 6th April 1993;

(d)Articles 3 to 8 and 11 to 13 on 12th April 1993;

(e)Articles 14, 15 and 20 on 13th April 1993;

(f)Articles 16, 17 and 18, 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 12th April 1993, 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 19(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 12th April 1993;

(h)except in a case to which sub-paragraph (g) applies, Article 19 in relation to a case where rent is payable at intervals of a week or any multiple thereof, on 5th April 1993, and in relation to any other case, on 1st April 1993.

(2) The increases made by this order in the sums specified for rates or amounts of benefit under the 1992 Act or the Pensions Order shall take effect for each case on the date specified in relation to that case in Article 6 of this order.

Interpretation

2.  In this order, unless the context otherwise requires—

“the 1992 Act” means the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1);

“the Family Credit Regulations” means the Family Credit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(2);

“the Disability Working Allowance Regulations” means the Disability Working Allowance (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992(3);

“the Income Support Regulations” means the Income Support (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(4);

“the Housing Benefit Regulations” means the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(5).

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources