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The Social Security (Non-Dependant Deductions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Income support and jobseeker’s allowance: changes in thresholds for, and amounts of, non-dependant deductions relating to housing costs

3.  In both paragraph 18 of Schedule 3(1) to the Income Support (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 and paragraph 17 of Schedule 2 to the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 (non-dependant deductions)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1) for head (a) there shall be substituted the following head—

(a)in respect of a non-dependant aged 18 or over who is engaged in any remunerative work, £39·00;;

(b)after sub-paragraph (2)(c) there shall be added the following sub-paragraphs—

(d)not less than £150·00 but less than £200·00, the deduction to be made under this paragraph shall be £32·00;

(e)not less than £200·00 but less than £250·00, the deduction to be made under this paragraph shall be £36·00.


Schedule 3 was substituted by regulation 2 of S.R. 1995 No. 301 and paragraph 18(1)(a) and (2) were amended by regulation 2(3)(j)(i) and (ii) of S.R. 1995 No. 434 and Article 18(6) and (7) of S.R. 1996 No. 73

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