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

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1991 No. 2695

SOCIAL SECURITY

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

Made

28th November 1991

Laid before Parliament

6th December 1991

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(1)

The 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 1986(1) and section 166(1) to (3A) of the Social Security Act 1975(2)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 concerned(3) and after agreement by the Social Security Advisory Committee that proposals to make these Regulations should not be referred to it(4), hereby makes the following Regulations:

(1)

1986 c. 50; section 84(1) is an interpretation provision and is cited because of the meaning assigned to the words “prescribed” and “regulations”.

(2)

1975 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.

(3)

See 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.

(4)

See 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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