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Statutory Instruments

1991 No. 2695


The Income-related Benefits Schemes (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Regulations 1991


28th November 1991

Laid before Parliament

6th December 1991

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(1)

X1The Secretary of State for Social Security in exercise of powers conferred by sections 22(1), (5), (9)(a) and (b) and 84(1) of the Social Security Act 1986F1 and section 166(1) to (3A) of the Social Security Act 1975F2 and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, so far as these Regulations relate to housing benefit and community charge benefits, after consultation with organisations appearing to him to be representative of the authorities concernedF3 and after agreement by the Social Security Advisory Committee that proposals to make these Regulations should not be referred to itF4, hereby makes the following Regulations:

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X1 This legislation was made on 28.11.1991 and was published on the SLDB on 24.4.1996 for the second time. Some information has now been added to the item but we have not yet completed carrying its effects into other parts of the database.

F11986 c.50; section 84(1) is an interpretation provision and is cited because of the meaning assigned to the words “prescribed” and “regulations”.

F21975 c.14; subsection (3) was amended by the Social Security Act 1989 (c.24), section 31(1) and Schedule 8, paragraph 10; section 166(3A) was inserted by section 62(1) of the Social Security Act 1986 and section 166(1) to (3A) is applied by section 83(1) of that Act.

F3See section 61(7) of the Social Security Act 1986; section 61(7) was amended by the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c.41), Schedule 10, paragraph 10.

F4See the Social Security Act 1986 (c.50), section 61(1)(b) and (10). The Social Security Act 1989 (c.24) Schedule 8, paragraph 12(4), added a definition of “regulations” to section 61(10) of the Social Security Act 1986.

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