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The Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Amendment of the Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Regulations

2.—(1) Regulation 12B of the Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992(1) (exemption from regulation 12A) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3) of this regulation.

(2) After paragraph (9) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(9A) Regulation 12A shall not apply in the case of a person who is residing in a hospice and is terminally ill where the Department has been informed that he is terminally ill—

(a)on a claim for disability living allowance;

(b)on an application for a review of an award of disability living allowance; or

(c)in writing in connection with an award of, or a claim for, or an application for a review of an award of, disability living allowance..

(3) In paragraph (12) before the definition of “Motability agreement” there shall be inserted the following definition—

  • “hospice” has the same meaning as in regulation 10(7)(2);.


S.R. 1992 No. 32; regulations 12A and 12B were inserted by S.R. 1996 No. 225


Paragraph (7) was inserted by S.R. 1993 No. 149 and amended by S.R. 1993 No. 165

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