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Students Awards Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

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15.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), this paragraph shall apply in the case of a student with a dependent child where an amount is included in respect of the child in determining the dependants requirement under paragraph 13 and the child is either –

(a)aged 3 or 4 during the relevant school year, or

(b)attends a grant-aided school during the relevant school year.

(2) The dependants requirement of the student (determined in accordance with paragraph 13(2)(a) or (b)), shall be increased by –

(a)£255 for each dependent child (whether or not he attends a grant-aided school) aged 3 or over on 31st December in the relevant school year, but under the age of 11 immediately before the beginning of the relevant school year;

(b)£170 for each dependent child (whether or not he attends a grant-aided school) whose third birthday falls after 31st December but on or before 31st March in the relevant school year;

(c)£85 for each dependent child (whether or not he attends a grant-aided school) whose third birthday falls after 31st March but before the end of the relevant school year;

(d)£275 for each dependent child of compulsory school age who is aged 11 or over immediately before the beginning of the relevant school year.

(3) Paragraph (1) shall not apply where the dependent child receives school meals free of charge under arrangements approved by the Department of Education in accordance with Articles 58 and 59 of the Order.

(4) In this paragraph –

  • “grant-aided school” has the meaning assigned to it by the Order;

  • “relevant school year” means:

    (a)

    in the case of a child who attends a grant-aided school, the school year whose beginning is closest to the beginning of the academic year in respect of which the dependants requirement under this Part is being assessed; and

    (b)

    in the case of a child aged 3 or 4 who does not attend such a school, the period of twelve months beginning on 1st September, falling closest to the beginning of the academic year in respect of which the dependants requirement under this Part is being assessed; and

  • “school year” means the period from 1st August to 31st July.

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