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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2002

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I Introduction

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II Social Security Benefits and Pensions

    1. 3.Increase in rates or amounts of certain benefits under the Contributions and Benefits Act

    2. 4.Increase in rates or amounts of certain pensions or allowances under the Contributions and Benefits Act

    3. 5.Increase in rates or amounts of certain benefits under the Pension Schemes Act

    4. 6.Dates on which sums specified for rates or amounts of benefit under the Contributions and Benefits Act or the Pension Schemes Act are increased by this Order

    5. 7.Increase in rates of certain workmen’s compensation and industrial diseases benefits in respect of employment before 5th July 1948

    6. 8.Earnings Limits

    7. 9.Statutory Sick Pay

    8. 10.Statutory Maternity Pay

    9. 11.Increase in rate of graduated retirement benefit

    10. 12.Increase in rates of Disability Living Allowance

    11. 13.Sums specified for child benefit

    12. 14.Increase in rates of age addition to long-term incapacity benefit

    13. 15.Increase in rates of transitional invalidity allowance in long-term incapacity benefit cases

  4. PART III Income Support, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit

    1. 16.Applicable amounts for Income Support

    2. 17.Income Support Transitional Protection

    3. 18.The Relevant Sum for Income Support

    4. 19.Housing Benefit

    5. 20.Council Tax Benefit

  5. PART IV Jobseeker’s Allowance

    1. 21.Increase in age-related amounts of contribution-based Jobseeker’s Allowance

    2. 22.Applicable amounts for Jobseeker’s Allowance

    3. 23.The Prescribed Sum for Jobseeker’s Allowance

  6. PART V Revocation

    1. 24.Revocation

  7. Signature

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. 1

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

    2. 2

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

    3. 3

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

    4. 4

      Income Support: applicable amounts in special cases

    5. 5

      Other applicable amounts specified in the Income Support Regulations

    6. 6

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

    7. 7

      Part IV of Schedule 2 to the Housing Benefit Regulations as amended by this Order

    8. 8

      Part I of Schedule 1 to the Council Tax Benefit Regulations as amended by this Order

    9. 9

      Part IV of Schedule 1 to the Council Tax Benefit Regulations as amended by this Order

    10. 10

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

    11. 11

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

    12. 12

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

    13. 13

      Jobseeker’s Allowance: applicable amounts in special cases

    14. 14

      Jobseeker’s Allowance: applicable amounts of joint-claim couples in special cases

    15. 15

      Other applicable amounts specified in the Jobseeker’s Allowance Regulations

  9. Explanatory Note

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