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2nd July 1986
Laid before Parliament
4th July 1986
Coming into Operation
28th July 1986
Whereas by virtue of section 23 of the Social Security Pensions Act 1975 a direction has been given(1) under section 124 of the Social Security Act 1975(2) by the Secretary of State for Social Services that the sums mentioned in section 23(1)(b) are to be increased:
Now therefore the Treasury, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 59(1), (2) and (5) of the Social Security Pensions Act 1975(3) and now vested in them(4), and all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:—
The direction is contained in S.I. 1986/1117
section 1 of the Social Security and Housing Benefits Act 1983 (c.36) made provision for increases to reflect actual, rather than estimated, rises in the general level of prices. Section 124 was amended by Schedule 5, paragraph 10 to the Social Security Act 1985 (c.53).
Section 59 was amended and section 59A was added by section 11 of the Social Security Act 1979 (c.18). Section 59 was further amended by Schedule 5, paragraph 33 to the Social Security Act 1985.