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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Family credit

16.  In the Family Credit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(1)—

(a)in regulation 13(1)(c)(2) (calculation of income on a weekly basis) for “£40” there shall be substituted “£60”;

(b)in regulation 46(4) (determination of appropriate maximum family credit) the capital sum prescribed is £3,000;

(c)in regulation 46(4), (5) and (6) the amount specified for the credit in respect of a child or young person is nil;

(d)in regulation 47(1) (applicable amount) for “£73·00” there shall be substituted “£75·20”;

(e)in paragraph 19(b) of Schedule 2(3) (sums to be disregarded in the calculation of income other than earnings) for “£9·20” there shall be substituted “£9·25”; and

(f)in Schedule 4 (determination of maximum family credit) the sums prescribed shall be increased so as to have effect as set out in Schedule 2 to this Order.


Sub-paragraph (c) was added by regulation 3(3)(b) of S.R. 1994 No. 274


Paragraph 19 was substituted by regulation 3(14)(a) of S.R. 1994 No. 77 and amended by Article 16(d) of S.R. 1995 No. 71 and regulation 4(7)(c) of S.R. 1995 No. 86

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