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The Social Security (Financial Adjustments) Order 1988

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Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Social Security (Financial Adjustments) Order 1988 and shall come into force on 11th April 1988.

(2) In this Order—

the Act” means the Social Security Act 1975;

“the 1979 Act” means the Pensioners' Payments and Social Security Act 1979(1); and

“the 1986 Act” means the Social Security Act 1986.

Cases specified for the purposes of section 133(6) of the Social Security Act 1975

2.—(1) The cases set out in paragraph (2) of this article shall be cases specified for the purposes of section 133(6) of the 1975 Act (in which cases the amount, and the times and manner of the making of payments on account, of certain payments by way of adjustment are such as may be determined by the Secretary of State in accordance with any Treasury directions).

(2) The cases referred to in paragraph (1) of this article are those where adjustments fall to be made in respect of—

(a)payments of benefit, or payments under section 1 of the 1979 Act, made or falling to be made out of the National Insurance Fund;

(b)payments under Schedule 6 to the 1986 Act (Christmas bonus for pensioners) made or falling to be made out of the National Insurance Fund or out of money provided by Parliament;

(c)payments of benefit, or payments under section 1 of the 1979 Act, made or falling to be made out of money provided by Parliament by virtue (in the case of payments of benefit) of the Supplementary Benefits Act 1976(2) or of section 135(3)(b) of the Act or (in the case of payments under section 1 of the 1979 Act) of section 6(1)(b) of the 1979 Act; and

(d)payments of income support made or falling to be made out of money provided by Parliament by virtue of the 1986 Act.

Case specified for the purposes of section 85(10) of the Social Security Act 1986

3.—(1) The case set out in paragraph (2) of this article shall be a case specified for the purposes of section 85(10) of the 1986 Act (in which case the amount, and the times and manner of the making of payments on account, of certain payments by way of adjustment are such as may be determined by the Secretary of State in accordance with any Treasury direction).

(2) The case referred to in paragraph (1) of this article is that where adjustments fall to be made in respect of payments of family credit made or falling to be made out of money provided by Parliament.

Case specified for the purposes of section 85(12) of the Social Security Act 1986

4.—(1) The case set out in paragraph (2) of this article shall be a case specified for the purposes of section 85(12) of the 1986 Act (in which case the amount, and the times and manner of the making of payments on account, of certain payments by way of adjustment are such as may be determined by the Secretary of State in accordance with any Treasury direction).

(2) The case referred to in paragraph (1) of this article is that where adjustments fall to be made in respect of payments made or falling to be made out of the social fund.

Revocations

5.  The Social Security (Financial Adjustments) Order 1975(3) and the Social Security (Financial Adjustments) Amendment Order 1980(4) are hereby revoked.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Social Services.

Nicholas Scott

Minister of State,

Department of Health and Social Security

9th March 1988

We consent,

Michael Neubert

Mark Lennox-Boyd

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury

15th March 1988

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