Search Legislation

The Social Security (1998 Order) (Commencement No. 6 and Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Amendment of the Child Support (Collection and Enforcement) Regulations

11.  In regulation 11 of the Child Support (Collection and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992(1) (protected earnings rate) for paragraph (4)(2) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

(4) Where there is a liability to make payments of child support maintenance but no maintenance assessment is in force—

(a)in a case where the last maintenance assessment was a Category A or Category C interim maintenance assessment, the protected earnings rate shall be the amount which would be produced by the application of the provisions of paragraph (3) if a Category A or Category C interim maintenance assessment were in force;

(b)subject to sub-paragraph (a), in a case where the absent parent provides sufficient evidence to satisfy the Department that his circumstances have changed since the last occasion on which his exempt income was calculated for the purposes of a decision under the Order, the protected earnings rate shall be the exempt amount as it would be calculated in consequence of that change of circumstances if regulation 9 of the Child Support (Maintenance Assessments and Special Cases) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992 applied in his case; and

(c)in any other case, the protected earnings rate shall be the amount of the liable person’s exempt income as it was on the last occasion that amount was calculated for the purposes of a decision under the Order..

(1)

S.R. 1992 No. 390; relevant amending regulations are S.R. 1995 No. 162 and S.R. 1998 No. 400

(2)

Paragraph (4) was added by regulation 4(7)(b) of S.R. 1995 No. 162 and amended by S.R. 1998 No. 400

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources