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The Social Security Benefit (Computation of Earnings) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Calculation of earnings

    4. 4.Notional earnings

    5. 5.Rounding of fractions

  3. Part II Employed Earners

    1. 6.Calculation of earnings of employed earners

    2. “specified period” means a period equal to—

    3. 7.Date on which earnings are treated as paid

    4. 8.Calculation of weekly amount of earnings

    5. 9.Earnings of employed earners

    6. 10.Calculation of net earnings of employed earners

  4. Part III Self-Employed Earners

    1. 11.Calculation of earnings of self-employed earners

    2. 12.Earnings of self-employed earners

    3. 13.Calculation of net profit of self-employed earners

    4. 14.Deduction of tax and contributions for self-employed earners

  5. Part IV Transitional Provisions, Consequential Amendments and Revocations

    1. 15.Transitional provision for the treatment of earnings

    2. 16.Transitional provision to suspend benefit and make interim payments

    3. 17.Consequential amendments

    4. 18.Revocations and saving

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Sums to be Disregarded in the Calculation of Earnings

      1. 1.Any payment made to the claimant by a person who...

      2. 2.Where the claimant occupies a dwelling as his home and...

      3. 3.Where the claimant occupies a dwelling as his home and...

      4. 4.Except in the case of a claimant who is absent...

      5. 5.Any earnings which are due to be paid before the...

      6. 6.Any payment made by an authority, or training school within...

      7. 7.Any payment made by an authority, training school or voluntary...

      8. 8.In respect of regulation 14 of the Social Security (General...

      9. 9.Any bounty paid at intervals of at least one year...

      10. 10.Any amount by way of refund of income tax deducted...

      11. 11.In the case of employment as an employed earner, any...

      12. 12.In this Schedule “authority” has the meaning given to it...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Child Care Charges to be Deducted in the Calculation of Earnings

      1. 1.This Schedule applies where a claimant is incurring relevant child...

      2. 2.In this Schedule— “relevant child care charges” means the charges...

      3. 3.The age of a child referred to in paragraph 2...

      4. 4.Subject to paragraphs 5 to 7, relevant child care charges...

      5. 5.Subject to paragraph 6, where child care charges are being...

      6. 6.Where in any case child care charges are paid monthly,...

      7. 7.In a case where there is no information or insufficient...

      8. 8.For the purposes of paragraph 1(c), the other member of...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Care charges to be deducted in the Calculation of Earnings for entitlement to Invalid Care Allowance

      1. 1.This Schedule applies where a claimant is—

      2. 2.In this Schedule— “close relative” means a parent, son, daughter,...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Regulations Revoked

  7. Explanatory Note

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