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Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999

Sections 66-67: Disability Benefits

Sections 66 and 67 make three changes to disability benefits. They:

  • introduce regulation-making powers as to entitlement to Attendance Allowance;

  • amend the terminology relating to awards made for an indefinite period; and

  • extend entitlement to the higher rate mobility component of Disability Living Allowance to 3-and 4-year-old severely disabled children with serious mobility problems.

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