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The Employment and Support Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Earnings of self-employed earners

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82.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), “earnings”, in the case of employment as a self-employed earner, means the gross receipts of the employment and include any allowance paid under sections 2 and 3 of the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act(1), section 1 of the Employment and Training Act(2) or any equivalent allowance paid under Republic of Ireland legislation to the claimant for the purpose of assisting the claimant in carrying on the claimant’s business.

(2) “Earnings” do not include—

(a)where a claimant is involved in providing board and lodging accommodation for which a charge is payable, any payment by way of such a charge;

(b)any award made by one of the Sports Councils named in section 23(2) of the National Lottery etc. Act 1993(3) out of sums allocated to it for distribution under that section.

(3) In this regulation, “board and lodging” means—

(a)accommodation provided to a person or, if the person is a member of a family, to that person or any other member of that person’s family, for a charge which is inclusive of the provision of that accommodation and at least some cooked or prepared meals which both are cooked or prepared (by a person other than the person to whom the accommodation is provided or a member of that person’s family) and are consumed in that accommodation or associated premises; or

(b)accommodation provided to a person in a hotel, guest house, lodging house or some similar establishment,

except accommodation provided by a close relative of the person or any other member of the person’s family, or other than on a commercial basis.

(1)

1945 c. 6 (N.I.); sections 2 and 3 were amended by section 1 of the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act (Northern Ireland) 1960 (c. 4 (N.I.) and Schedule 18 to the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/594) (N.I. 3))

(2)

Section 1 was amended by Article 3 of the Employment and Training (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (S.I. 1988/1087 (N.I. 10)) and Article 5 of the Industrial Training (Northern Ireland) Order 1990 (S.I. 1990/1200 (N.I. 8))

(3)

1993 c. 39. Section 23(2) was amended by Article 2 of S.I 1996/3095, Article 2 of S.I. 1999/1563 and Article 2 of S.I. 2006/654

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