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The Child Benefit (General) Regulations 1976

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Circumstances in which persons are not to be treated as having ceased to reside together U.K.

11.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) and regulation 21, where a person is married he and his spouse shall not be treated as having ceased to reside together by reason of any absence the one from the other which is not likely to be permanent; and if in the week in which benefit is claimed spouses—

(a)are not separated under an order of a court of competent jurisdiction or deed of separation; or

(b)have not been absent the one from the other for at least 91 consecutive days,

their absence the one from the other shall be regarded as not likely to be permanent before either the requirement in sub-paragraph (a) above or the requirement in sub-paragraph (b) above is satisfied.

(2) Spouses shall not be treated as having ceased to reside together by reason only of the fact that either of them is, or they both are, undergoing medical or other treatment as an in-patient in a hospital or similar institution.

(3) Where two persons are parents of a child but not husband and wife, they shall not be treated as having ceased to reside together by reason of any temporary absence the one from the other.

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