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The Social Fund Cold Weather Payments (General) Amendment No. 3 Regulations 1991

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Insertion of Regulation 1A of the Cold Weather Payments Regulations

2.  After regulation 1 of the Cold Weather Payments Regulations (citation, com mencement and interpretation) there shall be inserted the following regulation–

Prescribed description of persons

1A.  The description of persons prescribed as persons to whom a payment may be made out of the Social Fund to meet expenses for heating under section 32(2A) of the Act is claimants who have been awarded income support in respect of at least one day during the recorded or the forecasted period of cold weather specified in regulation 2(1)(a) and either–

(i)whose applicable amount includes one or more of the premiums specified in paragraphs 9 to 14 of Part III of Schedule 2 to the General Regulations; or

(ii)whose family includes a member aged less than 5..

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