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These Regulations provide for reduction of the amount of renovation grant and disabled facilities grant which may be paid by local housing authorities in respect of applications by owner-occupiers and tenants under Part VIII of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.
Part I contains general provisions affecting the citation, commencement and interpretation of the Regulations (regulations 1 to 5) and makes provision in regard to the circumstances in which a person is or is not to be treated as responsible for another person and in which a person is or is not to be treated as being a member of the same household as a person (“relevant person”) whose financial resources are to be taken into account in determining whether the amount of the grant is to be reduced and, if so, by how much (regulations 6 and 7). It also sets out what comprises the applicable amount and the amount to be taken to be the financial resources in respect of an application, by reference to which any reduction in the amount of grant is determined (regulations 8 and 9).
Part II specifies the amount by which a grant is to be reduced in various circumstances (regulations 10 and 11).
Part III and Schedule 1 provide for the determination of the applicable amount of a relevant person, and with respect to polygamous marriages (regulations 12 and 13).
Part IV provides for the determination of the income and capital of a relevant person, the earnings of employed and self-employed earners and the treatment of income other than earnings (including notional income); sums to be disregarded are set out in Schedules 2 and 3. Determination of capital is also dealt with; capital to be disregarded is set out in Schedule 4 (regulations 14 to 37).
Part V provides for the treatment of students (regulations 38 to 43).