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The Social Security (Amendment) (Lone Parents) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Housing benefit: conditions for an extended payment

7.  In Schedule 5A to the Housing Benefit Regulations(1), in paragraph 2(c) (conditions for an extended payment of housing benefit)—

(a)after head (i) there shall be inserted the following head—

(ia)the claimant was a lone parent; or;

(b)in head (ii)—

(i)“pursuant to paragraph 3(a) (rate of family premium applicable to a lone parent) or,” shall be omitted;

(ii)after “carers,” there shall be inserted “pursuant to”.


Schedule 5A was inserted by regulation 6 of S.R. 1996 No. 115 and amended by regulation 22 of S.R. 1996 No. 334 and regulation 9 of S.R. 1997 No. 4

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