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(1)The conditions referred to in [F1section 1(2A)(b)] are that the claimant—
(a)has an income which does not exceed the applicable amount (determined in accordance with regulations under section 4) or has no income;
(b)is not entitled to income support;[F2 or state pension credit]
F2(c)is not a member of a family one of whose members is entitled to income support;
(d)is not a member of a family one of whose members is entitled to an income-based jobseeker’s allowance;
[F3(dd)is not a member of a married or unmarried couple the other member of which is entitled to state pension credit;]
F3(e)is not a member of a married or unmarried couple the other member of which is engaged in remunerative work; and
(f)is a person—
(i)who has reached the age of 18; or
(ii)in respect of whom a direction under section 16 is in force; or
(iii)who has, in prescribed circumstances to be taken into account for a prescribed period, reached the age of 16 but not the age of 18.
(2)Regulations may provide for one or both of the following conditions to be included in the income-based conditions, in the case of a person to whom subsection (1)(f)(ii) or (iii) applies—
(a)a condition that the claimant must register for employment;
(b)a condition that the claimant must register for training.
(3)In subsection (1)(f)(iii) “period” includes—
(a)a period of a determinate length;
(b)a period defined by reference to the happening of a future event; and
(c)a period of a determinate length but subject to earlier determination upon the happening of a future event.
(4)Regulations under subsection (2) may, in particular, make provision by reference to persons designated by the Secretary of State for the purpose of the regulations.
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