Amendment of regulation 10
11. In regulation 10(1) (notification of a new or a fresh maintenance assessment)–
(a)for paragraph (1) there shall be substituted the following paragraph–
“(1) A person with a right of appeal to an appeal tribunal under–
(a)section 20 of the Act(2); and
(b)section 20 of the Act as extended by paragraph 3(1)(b) of Schedule 4C to the Act(3),
shall be given notice of that right and of the decision to which that right relates.”;
(b)paragraphs (1A) to (1C) shall be omitted;
(c)in paragraph (2)–
(i)after the words “paragraph (1)” there shall be inserted the words “of a new or fresh maintenance assessment made under section 11, 16 or 17”; and
(ii)in sub-paragraph (i), the words “or (b)” shall be omitted;
(d)in paragraph (2A), for the words “a review under section 16 of the Act of a maintenance assessment the effective date of which is on or before 8th December 1996 or a review under section 19(1)” there shall be substituted the words “a revision of a maintenance assessment under section 16 of the Act or a supersession of a maintenance assessment under section 17 of the Act”;
(e)in paragraph (3)(a), for the words “of the child support officer concerned” there shall be substituted the words “of the officer concerned who is exercising functions of the Secretary of State under the Act”;
(f)for paragraphs (4) to (6) there shall be substituted the following paragraph–
“(4) Where a decision as to a maintenance assessment is made under section 11, 12, 16 or 17 of the Act, a notification under paragraph (1) shall include information as to the provisions of sections 16 and 17 of the Act.”.
Section 20 was substituted by section 42 of the Social Security Act 1998 (c. 14).
Schedule 4C was inserted by the Social Security Act 1998, Schedule 7, paragraph 54.