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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2010

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Council Tax Benefit

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21.  (1)  The sums relevant to the calculation of an applicable amount as specified in the Council Tax Benefit Regulations shall be the sums set out in this article and Schedules 9 and 10 to this Order; and unless stated otherwise, any reference in this article to a numbered Schedule is a reference to the Schedule to the Council Tax Benefit Regulations bearing that number.

(2) In regulation 17(3) (calculation of income on a weekly basis)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (a) “£175.00” remains unchanged; and

(b)in sub-paragraph (b) “£300.00” remains unchanged.

(3) In regulation 58 (non-dependant deductions)—

(a)in paragraph (1)(a) “£6.95” remains unchanged;

(b)in paragraph (1)(b) “£2.30” remains unchanged;

(c)in paragraph (2)(a) “£178.00” remains unchanged;

(d)in paragraph (2)(b) “£178.00”, “£306.00” and “£4.60” remain unchanged; and

(e)in paragraph (2)(c) “£306.00”, “£382.00” and “£5.80” remain unchanged.

(4) The sums specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1(1) (applicable amounts: personal allowances) shall be as set out in Schedule 9 to this Order.

(5) In paragraph 3 of Part 2 of Schedule 1 (applicable amounts: family premium)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1)(a) “£22.20” remains unchanged;

(b)in sub-paragraph (1)(b) for “£17.30” substitute “£17.40”; and

(c)in sub-paragraph (2) “£10.50” remains unchanged.

(6) The sums specified in Part 4 of Schedule 1 (applicable amounts: premiums) shall be as set out in Schedule 10 to this Order.

(7) In Part 6 of Schedule 1(2) (amount of components)—

(a)in paragraph 25 for “£25.50” substitute “£25.95”; and

(b)in paragraph 26 for “£30.85” substitute “£31.40”.

(8) In the Table in paragraph 1 of Schedule 2(3) (amount of alternative maximum council tax benefit)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (2)(b)(i) “£175.00” remains unchanged; and

(b)in sub-paragraph (2)(b)(ii) “£175.00” and “£228.00” remain unchanged.

(9) In paragraph 16(1)(4) and (3)(c) of Schedule 3 (sums to be disregarded in the calculation of earnings) for “£16.85” substitute “£17.10”.

(10) In paragraph 56 of Schedule 4 (sums to be disregarded in the calculation of income other than earnings) for “£16.85” substitute “£17.10”.

(1)

Relevant amending instrument is S.I. 2008/1082.

(2)

Part 6 was inserted by S.I. 2008/1082 (as amended by S.I. 2008/2428).

(3)

Relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2006/588 and 2008/1082.

(4)

Relevant amending instrument is S.I. 2009/2608.

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