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The Social Security (Personal Allowances for Children and Young Persons Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Social Security (Personal Allowances for Children and Young Persons Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002 and shall, subject to paragraphs (2) and (3), come into operation on 14th October 2002.

(2) Regulation 2 shall, in relation to a claimant for income support, have effect from the first day of the first benefit week to commence for that claimant on or after 14th October 2002 and in this paragraph “benefit week”(1) and “claimant” shall have the same meaning as in regulation 2(1) of the Income Support Regulations.

(3) Regulation 2 shall, in relation to a claimant for jobseeker’s allowance, have effect from the first day of the first benefit week to commence for that claimant on or after 14th October 2002 and in this paragraph “benefit week”(2) shall have the same meaning as in regulation 1(2) of the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations.

(4) In these Regulations –

“the Income Support Regulations” means the Income Support (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(3);

“the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations” means the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996(4).

(5) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(5) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

Housing benefit, income support and jobseeker’s allowance: personal allowances in respect of children and young persons

2.—(1) In column (2) of the table in each of the provisions specified in paragraph (2) (which specify the personal allowances to be applied in respect of children or young persons when calculating applicable amounts) –

(a)in entry (a) for “£33·50” there shall be substituted “£37·00”;

(b)in entry (b) for “£34·30” there shall be substituted “£37·80”.

(2) The provisions specified for the purposes of paragraph (1) are –

(a)paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 2 (applicable amounts) to the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(6);

(b)paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 2 (applicable amounts) to the Income Support Regulations;

(c)paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 1 (applicable amounts) to the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Social Development on 8th August 2002.

L.S.

John O'Neill

Senior Officer of the

Department for Social Development

The Department of Finance and Personnel hereby consents to regulation 2(1) and (2)(a) of the foregoing Regulations.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Finance and Personnel on 9th August 2002.

L.S.

V. N. Hewitt

Senior Officer of the

Department of Finance and Personnel

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