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

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Amendment of regulation 2 of the General Regulations

2.  In regulation 2(1) of the General Regulations (interpretation)—

(a)after the definition of“benefit week”, there shall be inserted the following definition—

“board and lodging accommodation” means—

(a)accommodation provided to a person or, if he is a member of a family, to him or any other member of his family, for a charge which is inclusive of the provision of that accommodation and at least some cooked or prepared meals which both are cooked or prepared (by a person other than the person to whom the accommodation is provided or a member of his family) and are consumed in that accommodation or associated premises; or

(b)accommodation provided to a person in a hotel, guest house, lodging house or some similar establishment,

except accommodation provided by a close relative of his or of any other member of his family, or other than on a commercial basis;;

(b)for the definition of“polygamous marriage” there shall be substituted the following definition—

“polygamous marriage” means any marriage during the subsistence of which a party to it is married to more than one person and the ceremony of marriage took place under the law of a country which permits polygamy;.

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