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The Social Security (Incapacity for Work and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Amendment of the Social Security (Overlapping Benefits) Regulations

2.  In regulation 4 of the Social Security (Overlapping Benefits) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979(1) (adjustment of personal benefit under Parts II and III of the Contributions and Benefits Act where other personal benefit under those Parts or graduated retirement benefit is payable) after paragraph (5) there shall be added the following paragraph—

(6) For the purposes of this regulation—

“additional pension” means a pension payable with a personal benefit under Part II of the Contributions and Benefits Act or an additional rate;

“additional rate” means an additional amount equal to the rate paid or payable as an additional pension with invalidity benefit immediately before 13th April 1995 which is payable after that date pursuant to regulation 18 of the Social Security (Incapacity Benefit) (Transitional) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995(2) (rate of long-term incapacity benefit in transitional cases)..


S.R. 1979 No. 242; regulation 4 was amended by Article 19(1) of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/1888 (N.I. 18)); that Article was repealed by the Social Security (Consequential Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 9) but its effect was saved by paragraph 11 of Schedule 3 to that Act; relevant amending regulations are S.R. 1984 No. 317, S.R. 1992 Nos. 6 and 557, S.R. 1995 No. 150 and S.R. 1996 No. 289


S.R. 1995 No. 35; regulation 18 was amended by S.R. 1995 No. 149 and S.R. 1996 No. 73

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