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The Social Security (Lone Parents) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Amendment of the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations

4.—(1) The Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) In Schedule 1 (applicable amounts), in paragraph 4(1) (family premium)—

(a)after “4.” there shall be inserted “—(1)”;

(b)in re-numbered sub-paragraph (1)(a) for “and no premium is applicable under paragraph 10, 11, 12 or 13” there shall be substituted “to whom sub-paragraph (2) applies”;

(c)after sub-paragraph (1) there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraphs—

(2) The amount in sub-paragraph (1)(a) shall be applicable to a lone parent—

(a)who was entitled to an income-based jobseeker’s allowance on 5th April 1998 and whose applicable amount on that date included the amount applicable under sub-paragraph (a) as in operation on that date, or

(b)on becoming entitled to an income-based jobseeker’s allowance where the claimant was entitled to income support on 5th April 1998 and that claimant’s applicable amount—

(i)on that date, included the amount applicable under paragraph 3(a) of Schedule 2 to the Income Support Regulations as in operation on that date, and

(ii)on the last day of that award, included the amount applicable under paragraph 3(1)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Income Support Regulations(2),

and in respect of whom, all of the conditions specified in sub-paragraph (3) have continued to apply.

(3) The conditions specified for the purposes of sub-paragraph (2) are that in respect of the period commencing on and including 6th April 1998—

(a)the claimant has not ceased to be entitled, or has not ceased to be treated as entitled, to an income-based jobseeker’s allowance;

(b)the claimant has not ceased to be a lone parent, and

(c)a premium under paragraph 10, 11, 12 or 13 has not become applicable to the claimant.

(4) For the purpose of sub-paragraph (3)(a), a claimant shall be treated as entitled to an income-based jobseeker’s allowance during the period of an award of income support, throughout which his applicable amount included the amount applicable under paragraph 3(1)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Income Support Regulations..

(3) In Schedule 5 for paragraph 6(3) (disregard of certain sums in the calculation of a lone parent’s earnings) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

6.  In a case where the claimant is a lone parent and paragraph 5 does not apply, £15..

(1)

Paragraph 4 was amended by regulation 9(4)(a) of S.R. 1996 No. 288

(2)

Paragraph 3 is amended by regulation 2(3) of these Regulations

(3)

Paragraph 6 was amended by regulation 9(6) of S.R. 1996 No. 288

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