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The Discretionary Support Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Regulation 18(3)

SCHEDULE 4Capital to be disregarded

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1.  Any sum—

(a)paid to the claimant in consequence of damage to, or loss of the home or any personal possession and intended for its repair or replacement; or

(b)acquired by the claimant (whether as a loan or otherwise) on the express condition that it is to be used for effecting essential repairs or improvements to the home,

which is to be used for the intended purpose, from the date on which it was so paid or acquired or such longer period as is reasonable in the circumstances to effect the repairs, replacement or improvement.

2.  Any capital which is by virtue of regulation 16 to be treated as income.

3.  Where funds of a trust are derived from a payment made in consequence of any personal injury to the claimant the value of the trust fund and the value of the right to receive any payment.

4.  Any payment made by the Victims and Survivors Service.

5.  Any payment to the claimant of a War Disablement Pension if the injury or illness happened or developed on or before 5 April 2005 and it is linked to Service in the Armed Forces.

6.  Any payment to the claimant under the Civilian War Pension Scheme (The Personal Injuries (Civilians)) Scheme 1983(1).

7.  Any payments under article 15(1) or article 29(1) of the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) Order 2011(2).

8.  Any social fund payment.

9.  Any discretionary support payment.

10.  The surrender value of any policy of life insurance.

11.  The value of the right to receive any income under an annuity and the surrender value (if any) of such an annuity.

12.  Any capital of a child or young person who is a member of the claimant’s immediate family.

13.  Personal Independence Payments under Part 5 of the Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015(3).

14.  Any payment arising as a result of the Welfare Supplementary Payment (Loss of Disability Living Allowance) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016(4).

15.  Any payment arising as a result of the Welfare Supplementary Payment (Loss of Disability-Related Premiums) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016(5).

16.  Any payment arising as a result of the Welfare Supplementary Payment (Loss of Carer Payments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016(6).

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