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Article 3(1)

SCHEDULE 1Provisions of Schedule 4 to the Contributions and Benefits Act as amended by this Order

PART ICONTRIBUTORY PERIODICAL BENEFITS

Description of benefitWeekly rate
2.(1)Short-term incapacity benefit.(a) lower rate£67∙75
(b) higher rate£80∙15.
2A.Long-term incapacity benefit.£89∙80.
5.(2)Category B retirement pension where section 48A(3) applies.£57∙05.

PART II(3)BEREAVEMENT PAYMENT

Bereavement payment.£2,000∙00

PART IIINON-CONTRIBUTORY PERIODICAL BENEFITS

Description of benefitWeekly rate
1.Attendance allowance.(a) higher rate£70∙35
(b) lower rate£47∙10
(the appropriate rate being determined in accordance with section 65(3)).
2.Severe disablement allowance.£57∙45.
3.Age related addition.(a) higher rate£15∙65
(b) middle rate£9∙10
(c) lower rate£5∙35
(the appropriate rate being determined in accordance with section 69(1)).
4.(4)Carer’s allowance.£53∙10.
6.Category C retirement pension.(a) lower rate£34∙15
(b) higher rate£57∙05
(the appropriate rate being determined in accordance with section 78(5)).
7.Category D retirement pension.The higher rate for Category C retirement pensions under paragraph 6 above.
8.Age addition (to a pension of any category, and otherwise under section 79).£0∙25.

PART IVINCREASES FOR DEPENDANTS

Benefit to which increase appliesIncrease for qualifying childIncrease for adult dependant
(1)(2)(3)
££
1A.(5)Short-term incapacity benefit—

(a)where the beneficiary is under pensionable age;

11·3541·35

(b)where the beneficiary is over pensionable age.

11·3551·10
2.Long-term incapacity benefit.11·3553·10
3.Maternity allowance.41·35
4.Widowed mother’s allowance.11·35
4A.(6)Widowed parent’s allowance.11·35
5.Category A or B retirement pension.11·3557·05
6.Category C retirement pension.11·3534·15
8.Severe disablement allowance.11·3531·90
9.Carer’s allowance.11·3531·70

PART VRATE OF INDUSTRIAL INJURIES BENEFIT

Description of benefit, etc.Rate

1.  Disablement pension (weekly rates).

For the several degrees of disablement set out in column (1) of the following Table, the respective amounts in that Table, using—

(a)

column (2) for any period during which the beneficiary is over the age of 18 or is entitled to an increase of benefit in respect of a dependant;

(b)

column (3) for any period during which the beneficiary is not over the age of 18 and not so entitled;

TABLE
Degree of disablementAmount
(1)(2)(3)
Per cent.££
100143∙6088∙05
90129∙2479∙25
80114∙8870∙44
70100∙5261∙64
6086∙1652∙83
5071∙8044∙03
4057∙4435∙22
3043∙0826∙42
2028∙7217∙61

2.  Maximum increase of weekly disablement pension where constant attendance needed.

(a)except in cases of exceptionally severe disablement £57·50

(b)in any case of exceptionally severe disablement £115·00

3.  Increase of weekly rate of disablement pension (exceptionally severe disablement).

£57·50

4.  Maximum of aggregate of weekly benefit payable for successive accidents.

(a)for any period during which the beneficiary is over the age of 18 or is entitled to an increase in benefit in respect of a dependant £143·60

(b)for any period during which the beneficiary is not over the age of 18 and not so entitled £88·05

5.  Unemployability supplement under paragraph 2 of Schedule 7.

£88·75

6.  Increase under paragraph 3 of Schedule 7 of weekly rate of unemployability supplement.

(a)if on the qualifying date the beneficiary was under the age of 35 or if that date fell before 5th July 1948 £18·65

(b)if head (a) above does not apply and on the qualifying date the beneficiary was under the age of 40 and he had not attained pensionable age before 6th April 1979 £18·65

(c)if heads (a) and (b) above do not apply and on the qualifying date the beneficiary was under the age of 45 £12·00

(d)if heads (a), (b) and (c) above do not apply and on the qualifying date the beneficiary was under the age of 50 and had not attained pensionable age before 6th April 1979 £12·00

(e)in any other case £6·00

7.  Increase under paragraph 4 of Schedule 7 of weekly rate of disablement pension.

£11·35

8.  Increase under paragraph 6 of Schedule 7 of weekly rate of disablement pension.

£53·10

9.  Maximum disablement gratuity under paragraph 9 of Schedule 7.

£9,540·00

10.  Widow’s pension (weekly rates).

(a)initial rate £57·65

(b)higher permanent rate £95·25

(c)lower permanent rate 30 per cent. of the first sum specified in section 44(4) (Category A basic retirement pension)

(the appropriate rate being determined in accordance with paragraph 16 of Schedule 7)

11.  Widower’s pension (weekly rate).

£95·25

12.  Weekly rate of allowance in respect of children and qualifying young persons under paragraph 18 of Schedule 7.

In respect of each child or qualifying young person £11·35.

Article 16(3)

SCHEDULE 2Part I of Schedule 2 to the Income Support Regulations as amended by this Order

PART IPERSONAL ALLOWANCES

1.  The weekly amounts specified in column (2) in respect of each person or couple specified in column (1) shall be the weekly amounts specified for the purposes of regulations 17(1)(a) and 18(1)(a) and (b) (applicable amounts and polygamous marriages).

Column (1)Column (2)
Person or CoupleAmount

(1) Single claimant aged—

(a)except where head (b) or (c) applies, less than 18;

(a)£50·95;

(b)less than 18 who falls within any of the circumstances specified in paragraph 1A;

(b)£50·95;

(c)less than 18 who satisfies the condition in paragraph 11(1)(a);

(c)£50·95;

(d)not less than 18 but less than 25;

(d)£50·95;

(e)not less than 25.

(e)£64·30.

(2) Lone parent aged—

(a)except where head (b) or (c) applies, less than 18;

(a)£50·95;

(b)less than 18 who falls within any of the circumstances specified in paragraph 1A;

(b)£50·95;

(c)less than 18 who satisfies the condition in paragraph 11(1)(a);

(c)£50·95;

(d)not less than 18.

(d)£64·30.

(3) Couple—

(a)where both members are aged less than 18 and—

(i)at least one of them is treated as responsible for a child,

(ii)had they not been members of a couple, each would have qualified for income support under regulation 4ZA,

(iii)the claimant’s partner satisfies the requirements of Article 5(1)(f)(iii) of the Jobseekers Order (prescribed circumstances for persons aged 16 but less than 18), or

(iv)there is in force in respect of the claimant’s partner a direction under Article 18 of the Jobseekers Order (persons under 18: severe hardship);

(a)£76·90;

(b)where both members are aged less than 18 and head (a) does not apply but one member of the couple falls within any of the circumstances specified in paragraph 1A;

(b)£50·95;

(c)where both members are aged less than 18 and heads (a) and (b) do not apply;

(c)£50·95;

(d)where both members are aged not less than 18;

(d)£100·95;

(e)where one member is aged not less than 18 and the other member is a person under 18 who—

(i)qualifies for income support under regulation 4ZA, or who would so qualify if he were not a member of a couple,

(ii)satisfies the requirements of Article 5(1)(f)(iii) of the Jobseekers Order, or

(iii)is the subject of a direction under Article 18 of the Jobseekers Order;

(e)£100·95;

(f)where the claimant is aged not less than 18 but less than 25 and his partner is a person under 18 who—

(i)would not qualify for income support under regulation 4ZA if he were not a member of a couple,

(ii)does not satisfy the requirements of Article 5(1)(f)(iii) of the Jobseekers Order, and

(iii)is not the subject of a direction under Article 18 of the Jobseekers Order;

(f)£50·95;

(g)where the claimant is aged not less than 25 and his partner is a person under 18 who—

(i)would not qualify for income support under regulation 4ZA if he were not a member of a couple,

(ii)does not satisfy the requirements of Article 5(1)(f)(iii) of the Jobseekers Order, and

(iii)is not the subject of a direction under Article 18 of the Jobseekers Order.

(g)£64·30.

2.  (1)  (7) The weekly amounts specified in column (2) in respect of each person specified in column (1) shall, for the relevant period specified in column (1), be the weekly amounts specified for the purposes of regulations 17(1)(b) and 18(1)(c).

Column (1)Column (2)
Child or young personAmount
Person in respect of the period—

(a)beginning on, and including, that person’s date of birth and ending on the day preceding the first Monday in September following that person’s sixteenth birthday;

(a)£56·11;

(b)beginning on, and including, the first Monday in September following that person’s sixteenth birthday and ending on the day preceding that person’s twentieth birthday.

(b)£56·11;

Article 16(5)

SCHEDULE 3Part IV of Schedule 2 to the Income Support Regulations as amended by this Order

PART IVWEEKLY AMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART III

PremiumAmount

15.  

(2) Pensioner Premium for persons to whom paragraph 9 applies.

(2) £97·50.

(2A) Pensioner Premium for persons to whom paragraph 9A applies.

(2A) £97·50.

(3) Higher pensioner premium for persons to whom paragraph 10 applies.

(3) £97·50.

(4) Disability Premium—

(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 11(1)(a);

(a)£27·50;

(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 11(1)(b).

(b)£39·15.

(5) Severe Disability Premium—

(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 13(2)(a);

(a)£52·85;

(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 13(2)(b)—

(i)if there is someone in receipt of a carer’s allowance or if he or any partner satisfies that condition only by virtue of paragraph 13(3A),

(i)£52·85;

(ii)if no-one is in receipt of such an allowance.

(ii)£105·70.

(6) Disabled Child Premium.

(6) £51·24 in respect of each child or young person in respect of whom the condition specified in paragraph 14 is satisfied.

(7) Carer Premium.

(7) £29·50 in respect of each person who satisfies the condition specified in paragraph 14ZA.

(8) Enhanced disability premium where the conditions in paragraph 13A are satisfied.

(a)£20·65 in respect of each child or young person in respect of whom the conditions specified in paragraph 13A are satisfied;

(b)£13·40 in respect of each person who is neither—

(i)a child or young person, nor

(ii)a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage,

in respect of whom the conditions specified in paragraph 13A are satisfied;

(c)£19·30 where the claimant is a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage and the conditions specified in paragraph 13A are satisfied in respect of a member of that couple or polygamous marriage.

Article 16(7)

SCHEDULE 4Applicable amounts specified in the Income Support Regulations

Column (1)Column (2)
Provisions in Income Support RegulationsSpecified Sum
Regulation 22A(1)(8)Applicable amount to be reduced by a sum equivalent to 20 per cent. of the specified amount.
Regulation 71(1)(a)(i)90 per cent. of the amount applicable or, as the case may be, of the reduced amount.
Regulation 71(1)(d)(9)90 per cent. of the applicable amount.
Schedule 3(10), paragraph 6(1)(b)Half the amount which would fall to be met by applying the provisions of sub-paragraph (a).
Schedule 3, paragraph 6(1)(c)Nil.
Schedule 3, paragraph 7(8)100 per cent. of the eligible interest.
Schedule 3, paragraph 8(1)(b)Nil.
Schedule 3, paragraph 10The weekly amount of housing costs is the amount calculated by applying the formula—
Schedule 3, paragraph 11(5)(11)£100,000.
Schedule 3, paragraph 11(7)(a)The appropriate amount shall be a sum determined by applying the formula P x Q.
Schedule 3, paragraph 11(11)The qualifying portion of a loan shall be determined by applying the formula—
Schedule 3, paragraph 12(2)(12)The standard rate is to be 6∙08 per cent.
Schedule 7, paragraph 2A(13)Nil.
Schedule 7, paragraph 7Nil.
Schedule 7, paragraph 8(a)Nil
Schedule 7, paragraph 15(14)Nil.

Article 19(5)

SCHEDULE 5Part I of Schedule 4 to the Housing Benefit Regulations as amended by this Order

PART IPERSONAL ALLOWANCES

1.  The amounts specified in column (2) in respect of each person or couple specified in column (1) shall be the amounts specified for the purposes of regulations 20(a) and 21(a) and (b)—

Column (1)Column (2)
Person or CoupleAmount

(1) Single claimant who—

(a)is entitled to main phase employment and support allowance;

(a)£64·30;

(b)is aged not less than 25;

(b)£64·30;

(c)is aged less than 25.

(b)£50·95;

(2) Lone parent who—

(a)is entitled to main phase employment and support allowance;

(a)£64·30;

(b)is aged not less than 18;

(b)£64·30;

(c)is aged less than 18.

(c)£50·95.

(3) Couple where—

(a)the claimant is entitled to main phase employment and support allowance;

(a)£100·95;

(b)at least one member is aged not less than 18;

(b)£100·95;

(c)both members are aged less than 18.

(c)£76·90.

2.  (1)  The amount specified in column (2) in respect of each person specified in column (1) shall, for the relevant period specified in column (1), be the amounts specified for the purposes of regulations 20(b) and 21(c)—

Column (1)Column (2)
Child or young personAmount
Person in respect of the period—

(a)beginning on that person’s date of birth and ending on the day preceding the first Monday in September following that person’s sixteenth birthday;

(a)£56·11;

(b)beginning on the first Monday in September following that person’s sixteenth birthday and ending on the day preceding that person’s twentieth birthday.

(b)£56·11;

Article 19(7)

SCHEDULE 6Part IV of Schedule 4 to the Housing Benefit Regulations as amended by this Order

PART IVAMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART III

PremiumAmount

20.  

(5) Disability Premium—

(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 12(a);

(a)£27·50;

(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 12(b).

(b)£39·15.

(6) Severe Disability Premium—

(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 14(2)(a);

(a)£52·85;

(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 14(2)(b)—

(i)in a case where there is someone in receipt of a carer’s allowance or if he or any partner satisfies that condition only by virtue of paragraph 14(5);

(i)£52·85;

(ii)in a case where there is no-one in receipt of such an allowance.

(ii)£105·70.

(7) Disabled Child Premium.

(7) £51·24 in respect of each child or young person in respect of whom the condition specified in paragraph 16 is satisfied.

(8) Carer Premium.

(8) £29·50 in respect of each person who satisfies the condition specified in paragraph 17.

(9) Enhanced Disability Premium where the conditions in paragraph 15 are satisfied.

(9) (a) £20·65 in respect of each child or young person in respect of whom the conditions specified in paragraph 15 are satisfied;

(b)£13·40 in respect of each person who is neither—

(i)a child or young person, nor

(ii)a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage,

in respect of whom the conditions specified in paragraph 15 are satisfied;

(c)£19·30 where the claimant is a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage and the conditions specified in paragraph 15 are satisfied in respect of a member of that couple or polygamous marriage.

Article 20(5)

SCHEDULE 7Part I of Schedule 4 to the Housing Benefit (SPC) Regulations as amended by this Order

PART IPERSONAL ALLOWANCES

1.  The amount specified in column (2) in respect of each person or couple specified in column (1) shall be the amount specified for the purposes of regulation 20—

Column (1)Column (2)
Person, couple or polygamous marriageAmount

(1) Single claimant or lone parent aged—

(a)under 65;

(a)£130·00;

(b)65 or over.

(b)£150·40.

(2) Couple—

(a)both members aged under 65;

(a)£198·45;

(b)one member or both members aged 65 or over.

(b)£225·50.

(3) If the claimant is a member of a polygamous marriage and none of the members of the marriage have attained the age of 65—

(a)for the claimant and the other party to the marriage;

(a)£198·45;

(b)for each additional spouse who is a member of the same household as the claimant.

(b)£68·45.

(4) If the claimant is a member of a polygamous marriage and one or more members are aged 65 or over—

(a)for the claimant and the other party to the marriage;

(a)£225·50;

(b)for each additional spouse who is a member of the same household as the claimant.

(b)£75·10.

2.  (1)  The amounts specified in column (2) in respect of each person specified in column (1) shall, for the relevant period specified in column (1), be the amounts specified for the purposes of regulation 20—

Column (1)Column (2)
Child or young personAmount
Person in respect of the period—

(a)beginning on, and including, that person’s date of birth and ending on the day preceding the first Monday in September following that person’s sixteenth birthday;

(a)£56·11;

(b)beginning on, and including, the first Monday in September following that person’s sixteenth birthday and ending on the day preceding that person’s twentieth birthday.

(b)£56·11;

Article 20(7)

SCHEDULE 8Part IV of Schedule 4 to the Housing Benefit (SPC) Regulations as amended by this Order

PART IVAMOUNTS OF PREMIUM SPECIFIED IN PART III

PremiumAmount

12.  

(1) Severe Disability Premium—

(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 6(2)(a);

(a)£52·85;

(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 6(2)(b)—

(i)in a case where there is someone in receipt of a carer’s allowance or if he or any partner satisfies that condition only by virtue of paragraph 6(7);

(i)£52·85;

(ii)in a case where there is no-one in receipt of such an allowance.

(ii)£105·70.

(2) Enhanced Disability Premium.

(2) £20·65 in respect of each child or young person in respect of whom the conditions specified in paragraph 7 are satisfied.

(3) Disabled Child Premium.

(3) £51·24 in respect of each child or young person in respect of whom the condition specified in paragraph 8 is satisfied.

(4) Carer Premium.

(4) £29·50 in respect of each person who satisfies the condition specified in paragraph 9.

Article 22(3)

SCHEDULE 9Part I of Schedule 1 to the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations as amended by this Order

PART IPERSONAL ALLOWANCES

1.  (15) The weekly amounts specified in column (2) in respect of each person or couple specified in column (1) shall be the weekly amounts specified for the purposes of regulations 83, 84(1), 86A and 86B (applicable amounts and polygamous marriages).

Column (1)Column (2)
Person or CoupleAmount

(1) Single claimant aged—

(a)except where head (b) or (c) applies, less than 18;

(a)£50·95;

(b)less than 18 who falls within regulation 57(2) and who—

(i)is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies, or

(ii)is the subject of a direction under Article 18 of the Order;

(b)£50·95;

(c)less than 18 who satisfies the condition in paragraph 13(1)(a) of Part III;

(c)£50·95;

(d)not less than 18 but less than 25;

(d)£50·95;

(e)not less than 25.

(e)£64·30.

(2) Lone parent aged—

(a)except where head (b) or (c) applies, less than 18;

(a)£50·95;

(b)less than 18 who falls within regulation 57(2) and who—

(i)is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies, or

(ii)is the subject of a direction under Article 18 of the Order;

(b)£50·95;

(c)less than 18 who satisfies the condition in paragraph 13(1)(a) of Part III;

(c)£50·95;

(d)not less than 18.

(d)£64·30.

(3) Couple—

(a)where both members are aged less than 18 and—

(i)at least one of them is treated as responsible for a child;

(ii)had they not been members of a couple, each would have been a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applied;

(iii)had they not been members of a couple, the claimant would have been a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applied and his partner satisfies the requirements for entitlement to income support other than the requirement to make a claim for it;

(iv)they are married or civil partners and one member of the couple is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies and the other member is registered in accordance with regulation 62;

(iva)they are married or civil partners and each member of the couple is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies;

(v)there is a direction under Article 18 of the Order in respect of each member;

(vi)there is a direction under Article 18 of the Order in respect of one of them and the other is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies, or

(vii)there is a direction under Article 18 of the Order in respect of one of them and the other satisfies requirements for entitlement to income support other than the requirement to make a claim for it;

(a)£76·90;

(b)where both members are aged less than 18 and sub-paragraph (3)(a) does not apply but one member of the couple falls within regulation 57(2) and either—

(i)is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies, or

(ii)is the subject of a direction under Article 18 of the Order;

(b)£50·95;

(c)where both members are aged less than 18 and neither head (a) nor (b) of sub-paragraph (3) applies but one member of the couple—

(i)is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies, or

(ii)is the subject of a direction under Article 18 of the Order;

(c)£50·95;

(d)where both members are aged less than 18 and head (a), (b) or (c) of sub-paragraph (3) does not apply but one member of the couple is a person who satisfies the requirements of paragraph 13(1)(a);

(d)£50·95;

(e)where—

(i)both members are aged not less than 18, or

(ii)one member is aged not less than 18 and the other member is a person who is—

(aa)under 18, and

(bb)treated as being responsible for a child;

(e)£100·95;

(f)where one member is aged not less than 18 and the other member is a person under 18 who—

(i)is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies, or

(ii)is the subject of a direction under Article 18 of the Order, and

(iii)satisfies requirements for entitlement to income support other than the requirement to make a claim for it;

(f)£100·95;

(g)where one member is aged not less than 18 but less than 25 and the other member is a person under 18—

(i)to whom none of regulations 59 to 61 applies, or

(ii)who is not the subject of a direction under Article 18 of the Order, and

(iii)does not satisfy requirements for entitlement to income support disregarding the requirement to make a claim for it;

(g)£50·95;

(h)where one member is aged not less than 25 and the other member is a person under 18—

(i)to whom none of regulations 59 to 61 applies, or

(ii)who is not the subject of a direction under Article 18 of the Order, and

(iii)does not satisfy requirements for entitlement to income support disregarding the requirement to make a claim for it.

(h)£64·30.

2.  (1)  (16) The weekly amounts specified in column (2) in respect of each person specified in column (1) shall, for the relevant period specified in column (1), be the weekly amounts specified for the purposes of regulations 83(b) and 84(1)(c).

Column (1)Column (2)
Child or young personAmount
Person in respect of the period—

(a)beginning on, and including, that person’s date of birth and ending on the day preceding the first Monday in September following that person’s sixteenth birthday;

(a)£56·11;

(b)beginning on, and including, the first Monday in September following that person’s sixteenth birthday and ending on the day preceding that person’s twentieth birthday.

(b)£56·11;

Article 22(5)

SCHEDULE 10Part IV of Schedule 1 to the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations as amended by this Order

PART IVWEEKLY AMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART III

PremiumAmount

20.  

(2) Pensioner premium for persons aged over 60—

(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 10(a);

(a)£65·70;

(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 10(b);

(b)£97·50;

(c)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 10(c).

(c)£97·50;

(3) Pensioner Premium for claimants whose partner has attained the age of 75 where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 11.

(3) £97·50;

(4) Higher Pensioner Premium—

(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 12(1)(a);

(a)£97·50;

(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 12(1)(b) or (c).

(b)£97·50;

(5) Disability Premium—

(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 13(1)(a);

(a)£27·50;

(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 13(1)(b) or (c).

(b)£39·15.

(6) Severe disability premium—

(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 15(1);

(a)£52·85;

(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 15(2)—

(i)if there is someone in receipt of a carer’s allowance or if any partner of the claimant satisfies that condition by virtue of paragraph 15(5);

(i)£52·85;

(ii)if no-one is in receipt of such an allowance.

(ii)£105·70.

(7) Disabled Child Premium.

(7) £51·24 in respect of each child or young person in respect of whom the conditions specified in paragraph 16 are satisfied.

(8) Carer Premium.

(8) £29·50 in respect of each person who satisfied the condition specified in paragraph 17.

(9) Enhanced disability premium where the conditions in paragraph 15A are satisfied.

(a)£20·65 in respect of each child or young person in respect of whom the conditions specified in paragraph 15A are satisfied;

(b)£13·40 in respect of each person who is neither—

(i)a child or young person, nor

(ii)a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage,

in respect of whom the conditions specified in paragraph 15A are satisfied;

(c)£19·30 where the claimant is a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage and the conditions specified in paragraph 15A are satisfied in respect of a member of that couple or polygamous marriage.

Article 22(6)

SCHEDULE 11Part IVB of Schedule 1 to the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations as amended by this Order

PART IVB(17)WEEKLY AMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART IVA

PremiumAmount

20M.  

(1) Pensioner premium where one member of a joint-claim couple is aged over 60 and the condition in paragraph 20E is satisfied.

(1) £97·50.

(2) Higher pensioner premium where one member of a joint-claim couple satisfies the condition in paragraph 20F.

(2) £97·50.

(3) Disability premium where one member of a joint-claim couple satisfies the condition in paragraph 20G(1).

(3) £39·15.

(4) Severe Disability Premium where one member of a joint-claim couple satisfies the condition in paragraph 20I(1)—

(i)if there is someone in receipt of a carer’s allowance or if either member satisfies that condition only by virtue of paragraph 20I(4);

(i)£52·85;

(ii)if no-one is in receipt of such an allowance.

(ii)£105·70.

(5) Carer Premium.

(5) £29·50 in respect of each person who satisfied the condition specified in paragraph 20J.

(6) Enhanced disability premium where the conditions in paragraph 20IA are satisfied.

(6) £19·30 where the conditions specified in paragraph 20IA are satisfied in respect of a member of a joint-claim couple.

Article 22(8)

SCHEDULE 12Applicable amounts specified in the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations

Column (1)Column (2)
Provisions in Jobseeker’s Allowance RegulationsSpecified Sum
Regulation 145(1)(18)Applicable amount to be reduced by a sum equivalent to 40 per cent. or, as the case may be, 20 per cent. of the specified amount.
Regulation 146G(1)(19)Applicable amount to be reduced by a sum equivalent to 40 per cent. or, as the case may be, 20 per cent. of the specified amount.
Regulation 148(1)(a)(i)(20)90 per cent. of the amount applicable or, as the case may be, of the reduced amount.
Regulation 148(1)(d)90 per cent. of the amount applicable.
Regulation 148A(1)(a)(i)(21)90 per cent. of the amount applicable or, as the case may be, of the reduced amount.
Regulation 148A(1)(d)90 per cent. of the amount applicable.
Schedule 2, paragraph 6(1)(b)Half the amount which would fall to be met by applying the provisions of sub-paragraph (a).
Schedule 2, paragraph 6(1)(c)Nil.
Schedule 2, paragraph 7(1)(b)Nil.
Schedule 2, paragraph 9(22)The weekly amount of housing costs is the amount calculated by applying the formula—
Schedule 2, paragraph 10(4)(23)£100,000.
Schedule 2, paragraph 10(6)(a)The appropriate amount shall be a sum determined by applying the formula P x Q.
Schedule 2, paragraph 10(10)The qualifying portion of a loan shall be determined by applying the formula—
Schedule 2, paragraph 11(2)(24)The standard rate is to be 6∙08 per cent.
Schedule 4, paragraph 4Nil.
Schedule 4, paragraph 14(25)Nil.
Schedule 4A(26), paragraph 3Nil.

Article 24(6)

SCHEDULE 13Other amounts specified in the State Pension Credit Regulations

Column (1)Column (2)
Provisions in State Pension Credit RegulationsSpecified Sum
Regulation 6(3)(a)Nil.
Regulation 6(3)(b)Nil.
Regulation 7(3)Nil.
Schedule 2, paragraph 7(1)The weekly amount of housing costs shall be calculated by applying the formula—
Schedule 2, paragraph 8(2)(27)£100,000.
Schedule 2, paragraph 8(4)(a)The sum shall be determined by applying the formula P x Q.
Schedule 2, paragraph 8(8)The qualifying portion of a loan shall be determined by applying the formula—
Schedule 2, paragraph 9(2)(28)The standard rate is to be 6∙08 per cent.
Schedule 3, paragraph 2(29)Nil.

Article 25(2)

SCHEDULE 14Part 1 of Schedule 4 to the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations as amended by this Order

PART 1PRESCRIBED AMOUNTS

1.  (30The weekly amounts specified in column (2) in respect of each person or couple specified in column (1) shall be the weekly amounts specified for the purposes of regulations 67(1) and 68 (prescribed amounts and polygamous marriages).

Column (1)Column (2)
Person or CoupleAmount

(1) Single claimant—

(a)who satisfies the conditions set out in section 2(2) or (3) or 4(4) or (5) of the Act;

(a)£64∙30;

(b)aged not less than 25;

(b)£64∙30;

(c)aged less than 25.

(c)£50∙95;

(2) Lone parent—

(a)who satisfies the conditions set out in section 4(4) or (5) of the Act;

(a)£64∙30;

(b)aged not less than 18;

(b)£64∙30;

(c)aged less than 18.

(c)£50∙95;

(3) Couple—

(a)where both members are aged not less than 18;

(a)£100∙95;

(b)where one member is aged not less than 18 and the other member is a person under 18 who—

(i)had they not been members of a couple, would satisfy the requirements for entitlement to income support other than the requirement to make a claim for it,

(ii)had they not been members of a couple, would satisfy the requirements for entitlement to an income-related allowance,

(iii)satisfies the requirements of Article 5(1)(f)(iii) of the Jobseekers Order (prescribed circumstances for persons aged 16 but less than 18), or

(iv)is the subject of a direction under Article 18 of that Order (persons under 18: severe hardship);

(b)£100.95;

(c)where the claimant satisfies the conditions set out in section 4(4) or (5) of the Act and both members are aged less than 18 and—

(i)at least one of them is treated as responsible for a child,

(ii)had they not been members of a couple, each would have qualified for an income-related allowance,

(iii)had they not been members of a couple the claimant’s partner would satisfy the requirements for entitlement to income support other than the requirement to make a claim for it,

(iv)the claimant’s partner satisfies the requirements of Article 5(1)(f)(iii) of the Jobseekers Order, or

(v)there is in force in respect of the claimant’s partner a direction under Article 18 of that Order;

(c)£100.95;

(d)where both members are aged less than 18 and—

(i)at least one of them is treated as responsible for a child,

(ii)had they not been members of a couple, each would have qualified for an income-related allowance,

(iii)had they not been members of a couple the claimant’s partner satisfies the requirements for entitlement to income support other than a requirement to make a claim for it,

(iv)the claimant’s partner satisfies the requirements of Article 5(1)(f)(iii) of the Jobseekers Order, or

(v)there is in force in respect of the claimant’s partner a direction under Article 18 of that Order;

(d)£76∙90;

(e)where the claimant is aged not less than 25 and the claimant’s partner is a person under 18 who—

(i)would not qualify for an income-related allowance if the person were not a member of a couple,

(ii)would not qualify for income support if the person were not a member of a couple,

(iii)does not satisfy the requirements of Article 5(1)(f)(iii) of the Jobseekers Order, and

(iv)is not the subject of a direction under Article 18 of that Order;

(e)£64∙30;

(f)where the claimant satisfies the conditions set out in section 4(4) or (5) of the Act and the claimant’s partner is a person under 18 who—

(i)would not qualify for an income-related allowance if the person were not a member of a couple,

(ii)would not qualify for income support if the person were not a member of a couple,

(iii)does not satisfy the requirements of Article 5(1)(f)(iii) of the Jobseekers Order, and

(iv)is not the subject of a direction under Article 18 of that Order;

(f)£64∙30;

(g)where the claimant satisfies the conditions set out in section 4(4) or (5) of the Act and both members are aged less than 18 and head (c) does not apply;

(g)£64∙30;

(h)where the claimant is aged not less than 18 but less than 25 and the claimant’s partner is a person under 18 who—

(i)would not qualify for an income-related allowance if the person were not a member of a couple,

(ii)would not qualify for income support if the person were not a member of a couple,

(iii)does not satisfy the requirements of Article 5(1)(f)(iii) of the Jobseekers Order, and

(iv)is not the subject of a direction under Article 18 of that Order;

(h)£50∙95;

(i)where both members are aged less than 18 and head (d) does not apply.

(i)£50∙95.

Article 25(3)

SCHEDULE 15Part 3 of Schedule 4 to the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations as amended by this Order

PART 3WEEKLY AMOUNT OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART 2

PremiumAmount

11.  

(1) Pensioner premium for a person to whom paragraph 5 applies who—

(a)is a single claimant and—

(i)is entitled to the work-related activity component,

(i)£40∙20;

(ii)is entitled to the support component, or

(ii)£34∙85;

(iii)is not entitled to either of those components;

(iii)£65∙70;

(b)is a member of a couple and—

(i)is entitled to the work-related activity component,

(i)£72∙00;

(ii)is entitled to the support component, or

(ii)£66∙65;

(iii)is not entitled to either of those components

(iii)£97∙50.

(2) Severe disability premium—

(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 6(2)(a);

(a)£52∙85;

(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 6(2)(b)—

(i)if there is someone in receipt of a carer’s allowance or if the person or any partner satisfies that condition only by virtue of paragraph 6(5),

(i)£52∙85;

(ii)if no-one is in receipt of such an allowance.

(ii)£105∙70.

(3) Carer Premium

(3) £29∙50 in respect of each person who satisfies the condition specified in paragraph 8(1).

(4) Enhanced disability premium where the condition in paragraph 7 is satisfied.

(a)£13∙40 in respect of each person who is neither—

(i)a child or young person, nor

(ii)a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage,

in respect of whom the condition specified in paragraph 7 is satisfied;

(b)£19∙30 where the claimant is a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage and the condition specified in paragraph 7 is satisfied in respect of a member of that couple or polygamous marriage.

Article 25(6)

SCHEDULE 16Applicable amounts specified in the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations

Column (1)Column (2)
Provisions in Employment and Support Allowance RegulationsSpecified Sum
Regulation 163(a)(i)90 per cent. of the amount applicable or, as the case may be, of the reduced amount.
Regulation 163(b)(i)90 per cent. of the amount applicable in respect of the claimant and partner.
Regulation 163(c)(i)90 per cent. of the amount applicable or, as the case may be, of the reduced amount.
Schedule 6, paragraph 8(1)(c)Nil.
Schedule 6, paragraph 11The weekly amount of housing costs is the amount calculated by applying the formula—
Schedule 6, paragraph 12(4)(31)£100,000.
Schedule 6, paragraph 12(6)(a)The appropriate amount shall be a sum determined by applying the formula P x Q.
Schedule 6, paragraph 12(10)The qualifying portion of a loan shall be determined by applying the formula—
Schedule 6, paragraph 13(2)(32)The standard rate is to be 6.08 per cent.
(1)

Paragraphs 2 and 2A were substituted for paragraph 2 by Article 4(2) of the Social Security (Incapacity for Work) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

(2)

Paragraph 5 was amended by paragraph 18(11) of Schedule 2 to the Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

(3)

Part II was substituted by Article 51(2) of the Welfare Reform and Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1999

(4)

Paragraph 4 was amended by Article 2(2)(a)(vi) of S.R. 2002 No. 321

(5)

Paragraph 1A was inserted and paragraph 2 substituted by Article 4(5) of the Social Security (Incapacity for Work) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

(6)

Paragraph 4A was inserted by paragraph 13 of Schedule 8 to the Welfare Reform and Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1999

(7)

Sub-paragraph (1) was amended by regulation 18 of S.R. 1988 No. 318, regulation 2 of S.R. 1996 No. 476, regulation 2(1)(b) of S.R. 1999 No. 382 and regulation 2(8) of S.R. 2006 No. 128

(8)

Regulation 22A was inserted by regulation 13 of S.R. 1996 No. 199 and paragraph (1) was amended by Article 9(2)(a) of S.R. 1999 No. 371 (C. 28) and regulation 4(2)(a) of S.R. 2000 No. 4

(9)

Sub-paragraph (d) was added by regulation 26(b) of S.R. 1988 No. 146 and amended by regulation 14(b) of, and paragraph 15(b) of Schedule 1 to, S.R. 1988 No. 318, paragraph 17 of Schedule 1 to S.R. 1989 No. 139, regulation 9(b) of S.R. 1989 No. 249, regulation 4(6) of S.R. 1994 No. 77 and regulation 5(8)(a) of S.R. 2000 No. 71

(10)

Schedule 3 was substituted by Schedule 1 to S.R. 1995 No. 301; relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 1995 No. 434, S.R. 2001 No. 406 and S.R. 2004 No. 461

(11)

Paragraph 11 is modified in relation to certain persons so that it applies as if the reference to £100,000 were to £200,000 (see S.R. 2008 No. 503)

(12)

Paragraph 12 was substituted by regulation 2(c) of S.R. 2004 No. 461 and amended by regulation 2(3)(c) of S.R 2007 No. 475 and regulation 2 of S.R. 2008 No. 503

(13)

Paragraph 2A was substituted by regulation 3(5)(b) of S.R. 2005 No. 580

(14)

Paragraph 15 was substituted by regulation 5(10)(b) of S.R. 2000 No. 71

(15)

Paragraph 1 was amended by regulation 16 of S.R. 1996 No. 356, paragraph 53(2) of Schedule 2 to S.R. 2000 No. 350, regulation 23(11)(a) of S.R. 2005 No. 536, regulation 3(8)(a) of S.R. 2007 No. 154, regulation 4(13)(a) and (b) of S.R. 2008 No. 112 and regulation 19(24)(a) to (d) of S.R. 2008 No. 286

(16)

Sub-paragraph (1) was amended by regulation 2 of S.R. 1996 No. 476, regulation 2(1)(b) of S.R. 1999 No. 382 and regulation 4(10) of S.R. 2006 No. 128

(17)

Part IVB was inserted by paragraph 53(4) of Schedule 2 to S.R. 2000 No. 350 and amended by regulation 4(c)(vi) of S.R. 2000 No. 367, regulation 2(7) of S.R. 2001 No. 120 and paragraph 1 of the Schedule to S.R. 2002 No. 323

(18)

Regulation 145(1) was amended by regulation 13(a) of S.R. 1996 No. 356 and regulation 28 of S.R. 1996 No. 358

(19)

Regulation 146G was inserted by regulation 2(3) of S.R. 2000 No. 350

(20)

Regulation 148(1) was amended by regulation 10(6) of S.R. 2000 No. 71, paragraph 46 of Schedule 2 to S.R. 2000 No. 350, paragraph 14 of Part II of the Schedule to S.R. 2002 No. 132 and regulation 4(8)(a) of S.R. 2003 No. 267

(21)

Regulation 148A was inserted by paragraph 47 of Schedule 2 to S.R. 2000 No. 350 and paragraph 1 was amended by paragraph 15 of Part II of the Schedule to S.R. 2002 No. 132

(22)

Paragraph 9 was substituted by regulation 2(2) of S.R. 2001 No. 406 and amended by regulation 3(b) of S.R. 2004 No. 461

(23)

Paragraph 10 is modified in relation to certain persons so that it applies as if the reference to £100,000 were to £200,000 (see S.R. 2008 No. 503)

(24)

Paragraph 11 was substituted by regulation 3(c) of S.R. 2004 No. 461 and amended by regulation 4(c) of S.R. 2007 No. 475 and regulation 2 of S.R. 2008 No. 503

(25)

Paragraph 14 was substituted by regulation 10(7)(b) of S.R. 2000 No. 71

(26)

Schedule 4A was inserted by paragraph 57 of Schedule 2 to S.R. 2000 No. 350

(27)

Paragraph 8(2) is modified in relation to certain persons so that it applies as if the reference to £100,000 were to £200,000 (see S.R. 2008 No. 503)

(28)

Paragraph 9 was substituted by regulation 4(c) of S.R. 2004 No. 461 and amended by regulation 5 of S.R. 2007 No. 475 and regulation 2 of S.R. 2008 No. 503

(29)

Paragraph 2 was substituted by regulation 7(5) of S.R. 2005 No. 580 and amended by regulation 5(5) of S.R. 2006 No. 97

(30)

Paragraph 1 was amended by regulation 3(29) of S.R. 2008 No. 413

(31)

Paragraph 12 is modified in relation to certain persons so that it applies as if the reference to £100,000 were to £200,000 (see S.R. 2008 No. 503)

(32)

Paragraph 13 was amended by regulation 2 of S.R. 2008 No. 503

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