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Housing Renovation etc. Grants (Reduction of Grant) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Disabled child premium

14.—(1) Subject to paragraphs 16 and 17, the condition is that a child or young person for whom the relevant person or a partner of his is responsible and who is a member of the relevant person’s household—

(a)has no capital or capital which, if determined in accordance with Chapter VI of Part IV (capital) in like manner as for the relevant person except as provided in regulation 31(5) (modifications in respect of child and young person), would not exceed £5,000; and

(b)is in receipt of disability living allowance or is no longer in receipt of such allowance because he is a patient, provided that the child or young person continues to be a member of the family; or

(c)is blind or treated as blind within the meaning of paragraph 12(1)(a)(v) or (2).

(2) In paragraph (1), “patient” means a person (other than a person who is serving a sentence of imprisonment or detention in a youth custody institution) who is regarded as receiving free in-patient treatment within the meaning of regulation 2(2) of the Social Security (Hospital In-Patients) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1975(1).


S.R. 1975 No. 109; regulation 2(2) was substituted by regulation 2 of S.R. 1992 No. 453

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