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The Social Security (Claims and Payments) Regulations 1987

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II CLAIMS

    1. 3.Claims not required for entitlement to benefit in certain cases

    2. 4.Making a claim for benefit

    3. 5.Amendment and withdrawal of claim

    4. 6.Date of claim

    5. 7.Evidence and information

    6. 8.Attendance in person

    7. 9.Interchange with claims for other benefits

    8. 10.Claim for sickness benefit etc. where no entitlement to statutory sick pay or statutory maternity pay

    9. 11.Special provisions where it is certified that a woman is expected to be confined or where she has been confined

    10. 12.Self-certified claims for first 7 days of a spell of incapacity for work

    11. 13.Advance claims and awards

    12. 14.Advance claim for and award of maternity allowance

    13. 15.Advance notice of retirement and claim for and award of pension

    14. 16.Date of entitlement under an award for the purpose of payability of benefit and effective date of change of rate

    15. 17.Duration of awards

    16. 18.Duration of disallowance

    17. 19.Time for claiming benefit

  4. PART III PAYMENTS

    1. 20.Time and manner of payment: general provision

    2. 21.Direct credit transfer

    3. 22.Long term benefits

    4. 23.Child benefit

    5. 24.Unemployment benefit, sickness or invalidity benefit, maternity allowance and severe disablement allowance

    6. 25.Payment of attendance allowance and constant attendance allowance at a daily rate

    7. 26.Income support

    8. 27.Family credit

    9. 28.Fractional amounts of benefit

    10. 29.Payment to a person under age 18

    11. 30.Payments on death

    12. 31.Time and manner of payments of industrial injuries gratuities

    13. 32.Information to be given when obtaining payment of benefit

  5. PART IV THIRD PARTIES

    1. 33.Persons unable to act

    2. 34.Payment to another person on the beneficiary’s behalf

    3. 35.Deductions from benefit and direct payment to third parties

    4. 36.Payment to a partner as alternative payee

  6. PART V SUSPENSION AND EXTINGUISHMENT

    1. 37.Suspension

    2. 38.Extinguishment of right to payment of sums by way of benefit where payment is not obtained within the prescribed period

  7. PART VI MOBILITY ALLOWANCE

    1. 39.Claim and award for period beginning after the date on which the claim is received

    2. 40.Claim received within 6 months after the end of a period for which allowance awarded

    3. 41.Obligations of persons in respect of whom allowances are claimed or awarded and disqualification for failure to comply

    4. 42.Cases where allowance not to be payable

    5. 43.Children

    6. 44.Payment of mobility allowance on behalf of a beneficiary

    7. 45.Power for the Secretary of State to terminate an arrangement

    8. 46.Restriction on duration of arrangements by the Secretary of State

  8. PART VII MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 47.Instruments of payment

    2. 48.Revocations

  9. Signature

  10. SCHEDULES

    1. 1

      1. part i —Benefit claimed and other benefit which may be treated as if claimed in addition or in the alternative

      2. part ii —Interchange of claims for child benefit with claims for other benefits

    2. 2

      Special provisions relating to claims for unemployment benefit during periods connected with public holidays

    3. 3

      Duration of disallowance

    4. 4

      Prescribed times for claiming benefit

    5. 5

      Miscellaneous provisions which vary the prescribed times under Schedule 4

    6. 6

      Days for payment of long term benefits

    7. 7

      Manner and time of payment, effective date of change of circumstances and commencement of entitlement in income support cases

    8. 8

      Election to have child benefit paid weekly

    9. 9

      Deductions from benefit and direct payment to third parties

    10. 10

      Revocations

  11. Explanatory Note

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