Part 1Social security

Disability living allowance

14Mobility component

(1)Section 73 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (c. 4) (mobility component of disability living allowance) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), for paragraph (b) (together with the “or” at the end of it) substitute—

(ab)he falls within subsection (1AB) below; or

(b)he does not fall within that subsection but does fall within subsection (2) below; or.

(3)In subsection (1A)(a), after “paragraph (a),” insert “(ab),”.

(4)After subsection (1A) insert—

(1AB)A person falls within this subsection if—

(a)he has such severe visual impairment as may be prescribed; and

(b)he satisfies such other conditions as may be prescribed.

(5)In subsection (11)(a), after “subsection (1)(a),” insert “(ab),”.