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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2011

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Article 25(3)

SCHEDULE 13PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Memorandum

PART 1Personal Allowances

1.  (1) The weekly amounts specified in column (2) below in respect of each person or couple specified in column (1) shall be the weekly amounts specified for the purposes of regulations 83, 84(1), 86A and 86B (applicable amounts and polygamous marriages)—

(1)

(2)

Person or Couple

Amount

(1) Single claimant aged—(1)
(a)except where head (b) or (c) of this sub-paragraph applies, less than 18;(a)£53.45;
(b)less than 18 who falls within paragraph (2) of regulation 57 and who—(b)£53.45;
(i)is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies; or
(ii)is the subject of a direction under section 16;
(c)less than 18 who satisfies the condition in paragraph 13(1)(a) of Part 3;(c)£53.45;
(d)not less than 18 but less than 25;(d)£53.45;
(e)not less than 25.(e)£67.50.
(2) Lone parent aged—(2)
(a)except where head (b) or (c) of this sub-paragraph applies, less than 18;(a)£53.45;
(b)less than 18 who falls within paragraph (2) of regulation 57 and who—(b)£53.45;
(i)is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies; or
(ii)is the subject of a direction under section 16;
(c)less than 18 who satisfies the condition in paragraph 13(1)(a) of Part 3;(c)£53.45;
(d)not less than 18.(d)£67.50.
(3) Couple—(3)
(a)where both members are aged less than 18 and—(a)£80.75;
(i)at least one of them is treated as responsible for a child; or
(ii)had they not been members of a couple, each would have been a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 (circumstances in which a person aged 16 or 17 is eligible for a jobseeker’s allowance) applied; or
(iii)had they not been members of a couple, the claimant would have been a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 (circumstances in which a person aged 16 or 17 is eligible for a jobseeker’s allowance) applied and his partner satisfies the requirements for entitlement to income support or an income-related employment and support allowance other than the requirement to make a claim for it; or
(iv)they are married or civil partners, and one member of the couple is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies and the other member is registered in accordance with regulation 62; or
(iva)they are married or civil partners, and each member of the couple is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies; or
(v)there is a direction under section 16 (jobseeker’s allowance in cases of severe hardship) in respect of each member; or
(vi)there is a direction under section 16 in respect of one of them and the other is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies; or
(vii)there is a direction under section 16 in respect of one of them and the other satisfies requirements for entitlement to income support or an income-related employment and support allowance other than the requirement to make a claim for it;
(b)where both members are aged less than 18 and head (a) does not apply but one member of the couple falls within paragraph (2) of regulation 57 and either—(b)£53.45;
(i)is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies; or
(ii)is the subject of a direction under section 16 of the Act;
(c)where both members are aged less than 18 and neither head (a) nor (b) applies but one member of the couple—(c)£53.45;
(i)is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies; or
(ii)is the subject of a direction under section 16;
(d)where both members are aged less than 18 and none of heads (a), (b) or (c) apply but one member of the couple is a person who satisfies the requirements of paragraph 13(1)(a);(d)£53.45;
(e)where—(e)£105.95;
(i)both members are aged not less than 18; or
(ii)one member is aged not less than 18 and the other member is a person who is—
(aa)under 18, and
(bb)treated as responsible for a child;
(f)where paragraph (e) does not apply and one member is aged not less than 18 and the other member is a person under 18 who—(f)£105.95;
(i)is a person to whom regulation 59, 60 or 61 applies; or
(ii)is the subject of a direction under section 16; or
(iii)satisfies requirements for entitlement to income support or who would do so if he were not a member of a couple, other than the requirement to make a claim for it; or
(iv)satisfies requirements for entitlement to an income-related employment and support allowance other than the requirement to make a claim for it;
(g)where one member is aged not less than 18 but less than 25 and the other member is a person under 18—(g)£53.45;
(i)to whom none of the regulations 59 to 61 applies; or
(ii)who is not the subject of a direction under section 16; and
(iii)does not satisfy requirements for entitlement to income support or an income-related employment and support allowance disregarding the requirement to make a claim for it;
(h)where one member is aged not less than 25 and the other member is a person under 18—(h)£67.50.
(i)to whom none of the regulations 59 to 61 applies; or
(ii)who is not the subject of a direction under section 16; and
(iii)does not satisfy requirements for entitlement to income support or an income-related employment and support allowance disregarding the requirement to make a claim for it.

2.—(1) (2) The weekly amounts specified in column (2) below in respect of each person specified in column (1) shall, for the relevant period specified in column (1), be the weekly amounts specified for the purposes of regulations 83(b) and 84(1)(c).

(1)

(2)

Child or Young Person

Amount

Person in respect of the period—
(a)beginning on that person’s date of birth and ending on the day preceding the first Monday in September following that person’s sixteenth birthday;(a)£62.33;
(b)beginning on the first Monday in September following that person’s sixteenth birthday and ending on the day preceding that person’s twentieth birthday.(b)£62.33.
(1)

Relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1996/1516, 2000/1978, 2005/2877, 2007/719, 2008/698 and 1554, 2009/1575 and 2010/793.

(2)

Relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1996/2545, 1999/2555, 2006/718 and 2010/793.

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