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The Employment and Support Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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Enhanced disability premium

7.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the condition in respect of an enhanced disability premium is that—

(a)the claimant’s applicable amount includes the support component; or

(b)the care component of disability living allowance is, or would, but for a suspension of benefit in accordance with regulations under section 113(2) of the Contributions and Benefits Act or, but for an abatement as a consequence of hospitalisation, be payable at the highest rate prescribed under section 72(3) of that Act in respect of—

(i)the claimant, or

(ii)the claimant’s partner (if any) who is aged less than the qualifying age for state pension credit.

(2) An enhanced disability premium is not applicable in respect of—

(a)a claimant who—

(i)is not a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage, and

(ii)is a patient within the meaning of regulation 69(2) and has been for a period of more than 52 weeks; or

(b)a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage where each member is a patient within the meaning of regulation 69(2) and has been for a period of more than 52 weeks.

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