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46(1)Section 9 (effect of offence on benefits for members of offender’s family) is amended as follows.
(2)In subsection (1) (benefits to which section applies) after paragraph (b) insert—
“(bb)state pension credit;”.
(3)After subsection (4) (reduction of jobseeker’s allowance) insert—
“(4A)In relation to cases in which the benefit is state pension credit, the provision that may be made by virtue of subsection (2) is provision that, in the case of the offender’s family member, the benefit shall be payable for the whole or any part of any period comprised in the relevant period as if the rate of the benefit were reduced in such manner as may be prescribed.”
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