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

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8.—(1) In a case to which none of paragraphs 3, 4, 5 or 6 applies to the relevant person, £15 or earnings derived from one or more employments as—

(a)a part-time fireman in a fire brigade maintained in pursuance of the Fire Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1984(1);

(b)an auxiliary coastguard in respect of coast rescue activities;

(c)a person engaged part-time in the manning or launching of a life-boat;

(d)a member of any territorial or reserve force prescribed in Part I of Schedule 3 to the Social Security (Contributions ) Regulations 1979(2);

(e)a person in the army whose service is restricted to part-time service in Northern Ireland pursuant to section 1 of the Army Act 1992(3), regulations made under section 2 of the Armed Forces Act 1966(4), or the terms of his commission;

(f)a part-time member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary Reserve appointed under section 9(1) of the Police Act (Northern Ireland) 1970(5),

but, notwithstanding regulation 16 (determination of income and capital of members of relevant person’s family and of a polygamous marriage), if this paragraph applies to a relevant person it shall not apply to his partner except to the extent specified in sub-paragraph (2).

(2) If the relevant person’s partner is engaged in employment—

(a)specified in sub-paragraph (1), so much of his earnings as would not in aggregate with the amount of the relevant person’s earnings disregarded under this paragraph exceed £15;

(b)other than one specified in sub-paragraph (1), so much of his earnings from that employment up to £10 as would not, in aggregate with the applicant’s earnings disregarded under this paragraph, exceed £15.


S.I. 1984/1821 (N.I. 11); to which there are no relevant amendments


S.I. 1979/591; the relevant amending instrument is S.I. 1980/1975


1992 c. 39; to which there are no relevant amendments


1966 c. 45; section 2 was amended by section 2 of the Army Act 1992


1970 c. 9 (N.I.); to which there are relevant amendments

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