The Employment and Support Allowance (Transitional Provisions and Housing Benefit) (Existing Awards) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Persons to whom these Regulations apply

  3. PART 2

    1. 4.The notice commencing the conversion phase

    2. 5.Deciding whether an existing award qualifies for conversion

    3. 6.Application of certain statutory provisions for purpose of making conversion decisions

    4. 7.Qualifying for conversion

    5. 8.Amount of an employment and support allowance on conversion

    6. 9.Determining entitlement to a transitional addition

    7. 10.Transitional addition: incapacity benefit or severe disablement allowance

    8. 11.Transitional addition: income support

    9. 12.Regulations 10 and 11: supplementary

    10. 13.The effective date of a conversion decision

    11. 14.Conversion decision that existing award qualifies for conversion

    12. 15.Conversion decision that existing award does not qualify for conversion

  4. PART 3

    1. 16.Application of other statutory provisions applying to employment and support allowance

    2. 17.Changes of circumstances before the effective date

    3. 18.Reducing the transitional addition: general rule

    4. 19.Reducing the transitional addition: increases for dependent children

    5. 20.Reducing the transitional addition: increases for adult dependants

    6. 21.Termination of transitional addition

  5. PART 4

    1. 22.Disapplication of certain statutory provisions following conversion decision

    2. 23.Treatment of claims until coming into operation of regulation 24(a)

    3. 24.Amendment of the Employment and Support Allowance (Transitional Provisions) Regulations

    4. 25.Amendment of the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations

    5. 26.Amendment of legislation relating to housing benefit

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Modification of statutory provisions: making conversion decisions

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Modification of statutory provisions: after the conversion phase

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Regulations that apply after the conversion phase

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Amendment of legislation relating to housing benefit

  7. Explanatory Note