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The Family Credit (General) Regulations 1987

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II PRESENCE IN GREAT BRITAIN AND REMUNERATIVE WORK

    1. 3.Circumstances in which a person is treated as being or as not being in Great Britain

    2. 4.Remunerative work

    3. 5.Engagement in remunerative work and normal engagement

  4. PART III MEMBERSHIP OF A FAMILY

    1. 6.Persons of a prescribed description

    2. 7.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as responsible or not responsible for another

    3. 8.Membership of the same household

    4. 9.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as being no longer a member of the same household

  5. PART IV INCOME AND CAPITAL

    1. CHAPTER I

      GENERAL

      1. 10.Calculation of income and capital of members of claimant’s family and of a polygamous marriage

      2. 11.Calculation of income and capital of students

      3. 12.Disregard of fractions

    2. CHAPTER II

      NORMAL WEEKLY INCOME

      1. 13.Calculation of income on a weekly basis

      2. 14.Normal weekly earnings of employed earners

      3. 15.Normal weekly earnings of self-employed earners

      4. 16.Normal weekly income other than earnings

      5. 17.Periods to be disregarded

      6. 18.Calculation of weekly amount of income

    3. CHAPTER III

      EMPLOYED EARNERS

      1. 19.Earnings of employed earners

      2. 20.Calculation of net earnings of employed earners

    4. CHAPTER IV

      SELF-EMPLOYED EARNERS

      1. 21.Earnings of self-employed earners

      2. 22.Calculation of net profit of self-employed earners

      3. 23.Deduction of tax and contributions for self-employed earners

    5. CHAPTER V

      OTHER INCOME

      1. 24.Calculation of income other than earnings

      2. 25.Capital treated as income

      3. 26.Notional income

      4. 27.Modifications in respect of children and young persons

    6. CHAPTER VI

      CAPITAL

      1. 28.Capital limit

      2. 29.Calculation of capital

      3. 30.Disregard of capital of child or young person

      4. 31.Income treated as capital

      5. 32.Calculation of capital in the United Kingdom

      6. 33.Calculation of capital outside the United Kingdom

      7. 34.Notional capital

      8. 35.Capital jointly held

      9. 36.Calculation of tariff income from capital

    7. CHAPTER VII

      STUDENTS

      1. 37.Interpretation

      2. 38.Calculation of grant income

      3. 39.Calculation of covenant income where a contribution is assessed

      4. 40.Covenant income where no grant income or no contribution is assessed

      5. 41.Relationship with amounts to be disregarded under Schedule 2

      6. 42.Other amounts to be disregarded

      7. 43.Disregard of contribution

      8. 44.Disregard of tax refund

      9. 45.Disregard of changes occurring during summer vacation

  6. PART V CALCULATION OF ENTITLEMENT

    1. 46.Determination of appropriate maximum family credit

    2. 47.Applicable amount of family credit

    3. 48.Entitlement to family credit where income exceeds the applicable amount

  7. PART VI CHANGES OF CIRCUMSTANCES

    1. 49.Death of claimant

    2. 50.Prevention of duplication of awards of family credit and income support

    3. 51.Overlapping awards of family credit

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      SUMS TO BE DISREGARDED IN THE CALCULATION OF EARNINGS

      1. 1.Any earnings derived from employment which are payable in a...

      2. 2.Any earnings of a child or young person.

      3. 3.Where a payment of earnings is made in a currency...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      SUMS TO BE DISREGARDED IN THE CALCULATION OF INCOME OTHER THAN EARNINGS

      1. 1.Any amount paid by way of tax on income which...

      2. 2.Any payment in respect of any expenses incurred by a...

      3. 3.Any housing benefit or income support.

      4. 4.Any mobility allowance.

      5. 5.Any concessionary payment made to compensate for the non-payment of—...

      6. 6.Any mobility supplement or any payment intended to compensate for...

      7. 7.Any payment which is— (a) an attendance allowance under section...

      8. 8.Any payment to the claimant as holder of the Victoria...

      9. 9.Any sum in respect of a course of study attended...

      10. 10.In the case of a student, any sums intended for...

      11. 11.In the case of a claimant attending a training course...

      12. 12.Any Job Start Allowance payable pursuant to arrangements made under...

      13. 13.Subject to paragraph 29, £5 of any charitable payment or...

      14. 14.Subject to paragraph 29, £5 of any of the following,...

      15. 15.Any child benefit under Part I of the Child Benefit...

      16. 16.(1) Any income derived from capital to which the claimant...

      17. 17.Where a person receives income under an annuity purchased with...

      18. 18.Any payment made to the claimant by a member of...

      19. 19.Where the claimant occupies a dwelling as his home which...

      20. 20.Any income in kind.

      21. 21.Any income which is payable in a country outside the...

      22. 22.(1) Any payment made to the claimant in respect of...

      23. 23.Any payment made by a local authority to the claimant...

      24. 24.Any payment made by a health authority, local authority or...

      25. 25.Any payment made under section 1 of the Child Care...

      26. 26.Any payment of income which under regulation 31 (income treated...

      27. 27.Any statutory sick pay under Part I of the Social...

      28. 28.Any payment under paragraph 2 of Schedule 6 to the...

      29. 29.The total of a claimant’s income or, if he is...

      30. 30.Where a payment of income is made in a currency...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CAPITAL TO BE DISREGARDED

      1. 1.The dwelling, together with any garage, garden and outbuildings, normally...

      2. 2.Any premises acquired for occupation by the claimant which he...

      3. 3.Any sum directly attributable to the proceeds of sale of...

      4. 4.Any premises occupied in whole or in part by a...

      5. 5.Any reversionary interest.

      6. 6.The assets of any business owned in whole or in...

      7. 7.Any sum attributable to the proceeds of sale of any...

      8. 8.Any arrears of, or any concessionary payment made to compensate...

      9. 9.Any sum— (a) paid to the claimant in consequence of...

      10. 10.Any sum— (a) deposited with a housing association as defined...

      11. 11.Any personal possessions except those which have been acquired by...

      12. 12.The value of the right to receive any income under...

      13. 13.(1) Where the funds of a trust are derived from...

      14. 14.The value of the right to receive any income under...

      15. 15.The value of the right to receive any income which...

      16. 16.The surrender value of any policy of life insurance.

      17. 17.Where any payment of capital falls to be made by...

      18. 18.Any payment made under section 1 of the Child Care...

      19. 19.Any social fund payment.

      20. 20.Any refund of tax which falls to be deducted under...

      21. 21.Any capital which by virtue of regulation 25 (capital treated...

      22. 22.Where a payment of capital is made in currency other...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      DETERMINATION OF MAXIMUM FAMILY CREDIT: ADULT, CHILD AND YOUNG PERSON CREDITS

  9. Explanatory Note

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