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The State Pension Credit (Consequential, Transitional and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

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Advance claims and awards of state pension credit

6.—(1) In regulation 13(3)(1) (advance claims and awards), after “disability living allowance” there shall be inserted “, state pension credit”.

(2) After regulation 13C(2) (further claim for and award of disability living allowance), there shall be inserted the following regulation –

Advance claim for and award of state pension credit

13D.(1) Paragraph (2) applies if –

(a)a person does not satisfy the requirements for entitlement to state pension credit on the date on which the claim is made; and

(b)the Department is of the opinion that unless there is a change of circumstances he will satisfy those requirements –

(i)where the claim is made in the advance period, when he attains the qualifying age, or

(ii)in any other case, within 4 months of the date on which the claim is made.

(2) Where this paragraph applies, the Department may –

(a)treat the claim as made for a period beginning on the day (“the relevant day”) the claimant –

(i)attains the qualifying age, where the claim is made in the advance period, or

(ii)is likely to satisfy the requirements for entitlement in any other case; and

(b)if appropriate, award state pension credit accordingly, subject to the condition that the person satisfies the requirements for entitlement on the relevant day.

(3) An award under paragraph (2) may be revised under Article 10 of the 1998 Order(3) if the claimant fails to satisfy the conditions for entitlement to state pension credit on the relevant day..

(1)

Paragraph (3) was amended by regulation 6 of S.R. 1992 No. 7 and regulation 2(3)(a) of S.R. 1994 No. 345

(2)

Regulation 13C was inserted by regulation 8 of S.R. 1992 No. 7 and amended by Article 5(5) of S.R. 1999 No. 428 (C. 32)

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