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The Income Support (General) Amendment No. 5 Regulations 1988

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Amendment of regulation 72 of the General Regulations

15.  In regulation 72 of the General Regulations(1) (assessment of income and capital in urgent cases)—

(a)in paragraph (1)(a), after the words“Independent Living Fund” there shall be inserted the words“or income to which paragraph 5, 40, 42, or 44 of Schedule 9 (disregard of income other than earnings) applies”;

(b)in paragraph (1)(c) for the words“regulations 24(1) and (2) (treatment of charitable or voluntary payments) and 48(1), (2) and (3)” there shall be substituted the words“regulation 48(1), (2), (3) and (9)”;

(c)in paragraph (2), for the words“and 7, 9(b) and 31 of Schedule 10” there shall be substituted the words“and, except to the extent that the arrears referred to in paragraph 7 consist of arrears of housing benefit payable under Part II of the Act or Part II of the Social Security and Housing Benefits Act 1982(2), 7, 9(b), 19, 30 and 32 of Schedule 10”.


See S.I. 1988/999, regulation 6, and S.I. 1988/1445, regulation 16.

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