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The Child Support (Maintenance Calculation Procedure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Interpretation of Part IV

8.—(1) For the purposes of this Part—

  • “applicable amount”, is to be construed in accordance with Part IV of the Income Support Regulations and regulations 83 to 86 of the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations;

  • “benefit week”, in relation to income support has the same meaning as in the Income Support Regulations, and in relation to jobseeker’s allowance has the same meaning as in the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations;

  • “the Income Support Regulations” means the Income Support (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(1);

  • “the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations” means the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996(2);

  • “parent concerned” means the parent with respect to whom a reduced benefit decision is given;

  • “reduced benefit decision” has the same meaning as in Article 43(10)(b) of the Order; and

  • “relevant benefit” has the same meaning as in Article 43(10)(c) of the Order.

(2) In this Part references to a reduced benefit decision as being “in operation”, “suspended” or “in force” shall be construed as follows—

(a)a reduced benefit decision is “in operation” if, by virtue of that decision, relevant benefit is currently being reduced;

(b)a reduced benefit decision is “suspended” if—

(i)after that decision has been given, relevant benefit ceases to be payable, or becomes payable at one of the rates indicated in regulation 14(4) or, as the case may be, regulation 15(4);

(ii)at the time the reduced benefit decision is given, relevant benefit is payable at one of the rates indicated in regulation 15(4) or, as the case may be, regulation 16(4),

and these Regulations provide for relevant benefit payable from a later date to be reduced by virtue of the same reduced benefit decision; and

(c)a reduced benefit decision is “in force” if it is either in operation or suspended.

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