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The Social Security (Claims and Payments) Amendment Regulations 1988

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Amendment of Schedule 9

11.  In Schedule 9 (deductions from benefit and direct payment to third parties)—

(1) in paragraph 1, after the definition of “family” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“5 per cent. of the personal allowance for the single claimant aged not less than 25” and “10 per cent. of the personal allowance for the single claimant aged not less than 25” means, in each case, where the percentage is not a multiple of 5 pence the sum obtained by rounding that 5 per cent. or that 10 per cent. as the case may be to the next higher such multiple;;

(2) in sub-paragraphs 3(2)(a) and 6(2)(a), the words in parenthesis shall be omitted;

(3) in sub-paragraphs 5(5), 6(6) and 8(2) for the reference to “heads (a) to (f)” there shall be substituted a reference to “heads (a) to (e)”.

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