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The Universal Credit (Consequential, Supplementary, Incidental and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Amendment of the Housing Renewal Grants (Reduction of Grant) Regulations

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48.—(1) The Housing Renewal Grants (Reduction of Grant) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004(1) are amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (4).

(2) In regulation 2(1) (interpretation)(2) after the definition of “training allowance” insert—

“universal credit” means universal credit under Part 2 of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015; and

(3) For regulation 11(2) (the applicable amount)(3) substitute—

(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1), the weekly applicable amount as regards any of the persons listed in paragraph (3) is £1.

(3) The persons are—

(a)a relevant person who is in receipt of, and entitled to be in receipt of—

(i)income support;

(ii)income-based jobseeker’s allowance; or

(iii)universal credit;

(b)a relevant person who—

(i)is in receipt of guarantee credit; or

(ii)is a member of a couple, and the other member is in receipt of guarantee credit;

(c)subject to paragraph (5), a relevant person who has a partner, where the partner is entitled to universal credit.

(4) As regards any other relevant person, the weekly applicable amount is the amount determined in his case in accordance with regulation 15.

(5) For the purposes of paragraph (3)(c) and regulation 12(2)(b), where the relevant person and partner of that person are parties to a polygamous marriage, the fact that they are partners is disregarded if—

(a)one of them is a party to an earlier marriage that still subsists; and

(b)the other party to that earlier marriage is living in the same househould..

(4) In regulation 12 (financial resources)—

(a)at the beginning insert “(1)”; and

(b)at the end insert—

(2) Subject to regulation 11(5), where a relevant person in the case of the application—

(a)is entitled to universal credit; or

(b)is not entitled to universal credit but their partner is so entitled,

then the income of that relevant person for the purposes of paragraph (1) shall be taken to be nil..

(2)

Regulation 2(1) was amended by paragraph 12(2)(b) of Schedule 2 to S.R. 2006 No. 407 and Article 24(2) of S.I. 2013/3021

(3)

Regulation 11 was amended by paragraph 19(2) of the Schedule to S.I. 2005/520 and regulation 8 of S.R. 2006 No. 452

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