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The Universal Credit Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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52.—(1) In this Chapter—

“car” has the meaning in section 268A of the Capital Allowances Act 2001(1);

“employed earnings” has the meaning in regulation 55;

“gainful self-employment” has the meaning in regulation 65;

HMRC” means Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs;

“motor cycle” has the meaning in section 268A of the Capital Allowances Act 2001;

“the PAYE Regulations” means the Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) Regulations 2003(2);

“relievable pension contributions” has the meaning in section 188 of the Finance Act 2004(3);

“self-employed earnings” has the meaning in regulation 57;

“start-up period” has the meaning in regulation 64.

(2) References in this Chapter to a person participating as a service user are to—

(a)a person who is being consulted by or on behalf of—

(i)a body which has a statutory duty to provide services in the field of health, social care or social housing, or

(ii)a body which conducts research or undertakes monitoring for the purpose of planning or improving such services,

in their capacity as a user, potential user, carer of a user or person otherwise affected by the provision of those services,

(b)a person who is being consulted by or on behalf of—

(i)the Department in relation to any of its functions in the field of social security or child support or under section 1 of the Employment and Training Act (Northern Ireland) 1950(4) (general functions of the Department as to employment and training for employment), or

(ii)a body which conducts research or undertakes monitoring for the purpose of planning or improving such functions,

in their capacity as a person affected or potentially affected by the exercise of those functions or the carer of such a person, or

(c)the carer of a person consulted under sub-paragraph (a) or (b).

(1)

2001 c. 2; section 268A was inserted by section 30 of the Finance Act 2009 c. 10.

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