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

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PART 4JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE

Applicable amounts for jobseeker’s allowance

25.—(1) The sums relevant to the calculation of an applicable amount as specified in the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations(1) shall be the sums set out in this Article and Schedules 8 to 10 to this Order; and unless stated otherwise, a reference in this Article to a numbered regulation or Schedule is a reference to the regulation of, or Schedule to, the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations bearing that number.

(2) In—

(a)regulations 83(b), 84(1)(c) and 85(1)(2); and

(b)paragraphs 15A(2)(a) and 16(2)(a) of Part III of Schedule 1(3),

the sum specified is in each case £3,000 (which remains the same).

(3) The sums specified in paragraph 2 of Part I of Schedule 1 (applicable amounts: personal allowances) shall be as set out in Schedule 8 to this Order.

(4) In paragraph 4(1) of Part II of Schedule 1(4) (applicable amounts: family premium) the sum of £17∙45, in both places, remains the same.

(5) The sums specified in Part IV of Schedule 1 (applicable amounts: weekly amounts of premiums) shall be as set out in Schedule 9 to this Order.

(6) The sums specified in Part IVB of Schedule 1 (applicable amounts: weekly amounts of premiums for joint-claim couples) shall be as set out in Schedule 10 to this Order.

(7) In paragraph 10(4) of Schedule 2(5) (general provisions applying to housing costs) the sum of £100,000 remains the same.

(8) In paragraph 17 of Schedule 2(6) (housing costs: non-dependant deductions)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1) for “£95∙45” and “£14∙80” substitute “£98∙30” and “£15∙25” respectively; and

(b)in sub-paragraph (2)—

(i)in head (a) for “£136∙00” substitute “£139∙00”,

(ii)in head (b) for “£136∙00”, “£200∙00” and “£34∙00” substitute “£139∙00”, “£204∙00” and “£35∙00” respectively,

(iii)in head (c) for “£200∙00”, “£259∙00” and “£46∙65” substitute “£204∙00”, “£265∙00” and “£48∙05” respectively,

(iv)in head (d) for “£259∙00”, “£346∙00” and “£76∙35” substitute “£265∙00”, “£354∙00” and “£78∙65” respectively, and

(v)in head (e) for “£346∙00”, “£430∙00” and “£86∙95” substitute “£354∙00”, “£439∙00” and “£89∙55” respectively.

(1)

See S.R. 2003 No. 195 which omits provisions relating to children and young persons and makes transitional arrangements in connection with the introduction of child tax credit

(2)

Regulation 83(b) and 84(1)(c) were omitted, and regulation 85(1) was amended, by Schedule 2 to S.R. 2003 No. 195 and regulation 8 of that instrument makes transitional arrangements in connection with the introduction of child tax credit. Regulation 85(1) was also amended by regulation 4(5)(a) of S.R. 2003 No. 267. See also regulation 5 of S.R. 2017 No. 79

(3)

Paragraph 15A was inserted by regulation 4(c)(ii) of S.R. 2000 No. 367 and sub-paragraph (2) was substituted by regulation 3(8)(e) of S.R. 2007 No. 154 and paragraph 16 was substituted by regulation 3(8)(f) of S.R. 2007 No. 154 and sub-paragraph (2) was amended by regulation 7(7)(b)(iii) of S.R. 2011 No. 135, Article 17(7)(e)(ii) of S.I. 2013/3021 and paragraph 14(7)(e)(ii) of S.R. 2016 No. 228. See also regulation 5 of S.R. 2017 No. 79

(4)

Paragraph 4(1) was amended by regulation 9(4)(a) of S.R. 1996 No. 288, regulation 10(a) of S.R. 1998 No. 112 and Article 23(4) of S.R. 2018 No. 56. See also regulation 5 of S.R. 2017 No. 79

(5)

See S.R. 2008 No. 503 which modifies paragraph 10(4) so that it applies as if the reference to “£100,000” were to “£200,000” in relation to certain persons

(6)

Sub-paragraphs (1) and (2) were amended by regulation 3 of S.R. 1997 No. 3, Article 9(5)(l) of S.R. 1999 No. 428 (C. 32), regulation 5(b)(i) of S.R. 2004 No. 394 and Article 23(7) of S.R. 2018 No. 56

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