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This is a draft item of legislation and has not yet been made as a UK Statutory Instrument. This draft has been replaced by a new draft, The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2013 ISBN 978-0-11-153359-8
3.—(1) From and including the respective dates specified in article 6—
(a)the sums specified in paragraph (2) shall be increased; and
(b)the sums specified in paragraph 3(a) and (b) of Part III of Schedule 4 to the Contributions and Benefits Act (age related addition – higher and middle rates) shall be reduced(1),
so that Schedule 4 to the Contributions and Benefits Act (contributory periodical benefits, non-contributory periodical benefits, increases for dependants and rates of industrial injuries benefit), except paragraph 5 of Part III of that Schedule (guardian’s allowance), has effect as set out in Schedule 1 to this Order.
(2) The sums mentioned in paragraph (1) are the sums specified in Parts I, III, IV and V of Schedule 4 to the Contributions and Benefits Act except, in—
(a)Part III, the sums specified for age related addition (higher and middle rates) and age addition to a pension of any category and otherwise under section 79 of that Act;
(b)Part IV, the sums specified in column (2) (increase for qualifying child); and
(c)Part V, the sums specified for the increase in disablement pension for dependent children, widow’s pension (initial rate) and death benefit allowance in respect of children and qualifying young persons(2).
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