Search Legislation

Social Security Administration Act 1992

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As enacted)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

77Shortfall in benefits

(1)Regulations may make provision as to any case where a charging authority or a levying authority has allowed a community charge benefit to a person and the amount allowed is less than the amount to which he is entitled in respect of the benefit.

(2)In particular, as regards any prescribed case where the benefit is in respect of a contribution period the regulations may provide that—

(a)a sum equal to the difference shall be due from the authority to the person concerned;

(b)any liability under any provision included under paragraph (a) above shall be met by payment and not by such reductions as are mentioned in section 138(4) below (whatever the form the benefit actually allowed takes);

(c)there is to be no adjustment as between the person concerned and the charge payer, or as between the charge payer and the authority concerned.

(3)For the purposes of subsection (2) above the charge payer is—

(a)in relation to England and Wales, the person who is liable to pay an amount in respect of the collective community charge concerned under section 15 of the [1988 c. 41.] Local Government Finance Act 1988;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the person who is liable to pay the collective community charge under section 11(5) of the [1987 c. 47.] Abolition of Domestic Rates Etc. (Scotland) Act 1987.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

You have chosen to open The Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open The Whole Act as a PDF

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open the Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

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.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enactedversion that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources