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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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This Statutory Rule makes a provision omitted from S.R. 1996 No. 73 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of that Rule

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1996 No. 184

HOUSING; RATES; SOCIAL SECURITY

The Social Security Benefits Up-rating (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made

3rd May 1996

Whereas the Secretary of State for Social Security has made an Order(1) under sections 150 and 189(1), (3) and (4) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992(2) :

Now, therefore, the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 132 of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(3) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Social Security Benefits Up-rating (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996.

Amendment of the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations

2.  In regulation 21(1)(c) of the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(4) for “£40” there shall be substituted “£60”.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland on .

L.S.

W. G. Purdy

Assistant Secretary

3rd May 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order, which contains only provision corresponding to a provision contained in an Order (S.I. 1996/599) made by the Secretary of State for Social Security under section 150 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5), increases the maximum amount to be allowed in respect of child care charges relevant to the calculation of housing benefit from “£40” to “£60”.

(1)

S.I. 1996/599

(2)

1992 c. 5; section 150 was amended by paragraph 28 of Schedule 8 to the Pension Schemes Act 1993 (c. 48) and by sections 2(3) and 9(4) of the Social Security (Incapacity for Work) Act 1994 (c. 18)

(3)

1992 c. 8; section 132 was amended by paragraph 41 of Schedule 7 to the Pension Schemes (Northern Ireland) Act 1993 (c. 49)

(4)

S.R. 1987 No. 461; relevant amending regulations are S.R. 1991 No. 337 and S.R. 1994 No. 274

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