- Draft legislation
This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating) Order 2011 No. 938
Draft Order laid before Parliament under sections 141(3) and 190(1)(a) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 and section 166(10A) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.
Draft Statutory Instruments
Coming into force
6th April 2011
This Order is made by the Treasury in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 141(4) and (5) and 142(2) and (3) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (“the Administration Act”)(1) and section 129 of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (“the Northern Ireland Administration Act”)(2).
This Order is made as a result of the Treasury carrying out in the tax year 2010-11 a review of the general level of earnings in Great Britain in accordance with section 141(1) and (2) of the Administration Act(3).
The Treasury have determined that an Order should be made under section 141 of the Administration Act, amending Part 1 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(4) by altering the rates of Class 2 and Class 3 contributions, the amount of earnings below which an earner may be excepted from liability for Class 2 contributions and the lower and upper limits of profits to be taken into account for Class 4 contributions.
This Order makes provision for Northern Ireland, which corresponds to that mentioned in relation to Great Britain in the preceding recital, in accordance with section 129 of the Northern Ireland Administration Act.
1992 c. 5. Subsections (4) and (5) of section 141 were amended by paragraph 16 of Schedule 1 to the National Insurance Contributions Act 2002 (c. 19). Section 142(2) was amended by paragraph 45(3) of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc) Act 1999 (c. 2) (“the Transfer Act”).
1992 c. 8. The relevant amendment to section 129 is that made by paragraph 43 of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/671) (“the Transfer Order”).
Subsections (1) and (2) of section 141 were amended by paragraph 44(2) and (3) of Schedule 3 to the Transfer Act.
Subsection (3) of section 141 was amended by paragraph 44(4) of Schedule 3 to the Transfer Act. Section 190(1)(a) was amended by paragraph 110 of Schedule 7 to the Social Security Act 1998 (c. 14) and Part 6 of Schedule 13 to the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999 (c.30).
Section 166(10A) was inserted by paragraph 50(4) of Schedule 3 to the Transfer Order.
Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.
Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.
Draft Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Draft Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Draft Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Statutory Instrument or Draft Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament from June 2004 onwards.
Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: