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

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Amendment of Schedule 4 to the General Regulations

20.  In Schedule 4 to the General Regulations (applicable amounts of persons in residential care and nursing homes)—

(a)in paragraph 5(1)(b)(ii) for the words“the appropriate amount” there shall be substituted the words“an amount which would be the appropriate amount” and at the end there shall be added the words“if the other member were the claimant.”;

(b)in paragraph 6(2) for head (a) there shall be substituted the following—

(a)he is registered as blind in a register compiled by a local authority under section 29 of the National Assistance Act(1) (welfare services) or, in Scotland has been certified as blind and in consequence he is registered as blind in a register maintained by or on behalf of a regional or islands council; or.


1948 c. 29; section 29 was amended by section 1(2) of the National Assistance (Amendment) Act 1959 (c. 30); the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1960 (c. 61), sections 113 and 114 and Schedule 4; the Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70), Schedule 23, paragraph 2; the Employment and Training Act 1973 (c. 50), Schedule 3, paragraph 3; the National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49), Schedule 15, paragraph 6; and the Health and Social Services and Social Security Adjudications Act 1983 (c. 41), Schedule 10, Part I.

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