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The Social Security (Housing Costs Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Amendment of the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations

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4.—(1) The Employment and Support Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008(1) are amended in accordance with paragraph (2), subject to regulation 6 (saving provision).

(2) In Schedule 6(2) (housing costs)—

(a)in paragraph 1(2) (housing costs) omit the definition of “existing housing costs” and “new housing costs”;

(b)omit paragraph 8 (existing housing costs);

(c)in paragraph 9 (new housing costs)—

(i)for the heading substitute “Housing costs”,

(ii)in sub-paragraphs (1) and (2) omit “new”, and

(iii)omit sub-paragraphs (4) to (7);

(d)in paragraph 10 (general exclusions from paragraphs 8 and 9)—

(i)in the heading for “paragraphs 8 and 9” substitute “paragraph 9”, and

(ii)in sub-paragraph (1) for “Paragraphs 8 and 9” substitute “Paragraph 9”;

(e)in paragraph 11 (the calculation for loans) for “existing housing costs or, as the case may be, new housing costs” substitute “housing costs”;

(f)in paragraph 12 (general provisions applying to new and existing housing costs)—

(i)in the heading omit “new and existing”, and

(ii)omit sub-paragraphs (1) and (2);

(g)in paragraph 14(9) (excessive housing costs) for “paragraphs 8 and 9” substitute “paragraph 9”;

(h)in paragraph 15 (linking rules)—

(i)in sub-paragraph (6)(a) omit “8(1) or”,

(ii)omit sub-paragraph (14)(a), and

(iii)in sub-paragraph (18) omit “8(1)(a) or (b) or”;

(i)in paragraph 20 (continuity with income support, an income-based jobseeker’s allowance or state pension credit) omit sub-paragraph (1)(a).

(1)

S.R. 2008 No. 280; relevant amending Regulations are S.R. 2008 No. 503

(2)

Schedule 6 was modified in relation to certain cases by regulation 11 of S.R. 2008 No. 503; S.R. 2008 No. 503 is revoked by regulation 5(1) of these Regulations subject to regulation 5(2) and regulation 6 (savings)

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