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The Social Security (2017 Benefits Up-rating) Order (Northern Ireland) 2018

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Rates or amounts of certain benefits under the Contributions and Benefits Act

    2. 4.Rates or amounts of certain pensions and allowances under the Contributions and Benefits Act

    3. 5.Rates or amounts of certain benefits under the Pension Schemes Act

    4. 6.Rates or amounts of certain pensions under Part 1 of the Pensions Act

    5. 7.Earnings limits

    6. 8.Statutory sick pay

    7. 9.Statutory maternity pay

    8. 10.Statutory paternity pay, statutory adoption pay and statutory shared parental pay

    9. 11.Graduated retirement benefit

    10. 12.Amount of Category C retirement pension under the Social Security (Widow’s Benefit and Retirement Pensions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979

    11. 13.Maximum additional pension

    12. 14.Disability living allowance

    13. 15.Personal independence payment

    14. 16.Age addition to long-term incapacity benefit

    15. 17.Transitional invalidity allowance in long-term incapacity benefit cases

    16. 18.Bereavement benefits

  4. PART 3

    1. 19.Applicable amounts for income support

    2. 20.Income support transitional protection

    3. 21.Housing benefit

    4. 22.Housing benefit for certain persons over the qualifying age for state pension credit

  5. PART 4

    1. 23.Applicable amounts for jobseeker’s allowance

  6. PART 5

    1. 24.State pension credit

  7. PART 6

    1. 25.Applicable amounts for the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 2008

    2. 26.Prescribed amount for the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 2016

  8. PART 7

    1. 27.Universal credit

  9. PART 8

    1. 28.Revocation

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Provisions of Schedule 4 to the Contributions and Benefits Act as amended by this Order

      1. PART I CONTRIBUTORY PERIODICAL BENEFITS

      2. PART II BEREAVEMENT PAYMENT

      3. PART III NON-CONTRIBUTORY PERIODICAL BENEFITS

      4. PART IV INCREASES FOR DEPENDANTS

      5. PART V RATE OF INDUSTRIAL INJURIES BENEFIT

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Paragraph 2 of Part I of Schedule 2 to the Income Support Regulations as amended by this Order

      1. PART I PERSONAL ALLOWANCES

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Part IV of Schedule 2 to the Income Support Regulations as amended by this Order

      1. PART IV WEEKLY AMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART III

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Applicable amounts specified in the Income Support Regulations

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Paragraph 2 of Part I of Schedule 4 to the Housing Benefit Regulations as amended by this Order

      1. PART I PERSONAL ALLOWANCES

        1. 2.(1) The amount specified in column (2) in respect of...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Part IV of Schedule 4 to the Housing Benefit Regulations as amended by this Order

      1. PART IV AMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART III

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Part I of Schedule 4 to the Housing Benefit (SPC) Regulations as amended by this Order

      1. PART I PERSONAL ALLOWANCES

        1. 1.The amount specified in column (2) in respect of each...

        2. 2.(1) The amounts specified in column (2) in respect of...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Part IV of Schedule 4 to the Housing Benefit (SPC) Regulations as amended by this Order

      1. PART IV AMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART III

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Paragraph 2 of Part I of Schedule 1 to the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations as amended by this Order

      1. PART I PERSONAL ALLOWANCES

        1. 2.(1) The weekly amounts specified in column (2) in respect...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Part IV of Schedule 1 to the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations as amended by this Order

      1. PART IV WEEKLY AMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART III

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Part IVB of Schedule 1 to the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations as amended by this Order

      1. PART IVB WEEKLY AMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART IVA

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      Applicable amounts specified in the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      Other amounts specified in the State Pension Credit Regulations

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      Part 3 of Schedule 4 to the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 2008 as amended by this Order

      1. PART 3 WEEKLY AMOUNT OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART 2

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      Applicable amounts specified in the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 2008

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      Amounts of certain elements specified in the table in regulation 38 of the Universal Credit Regulations as amended by this Order

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      Other amounts specified in the Universal Credit Regulations

  11. Explanatory Note

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