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The Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit (Subsidy) Order 1996

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Amount of housing benefit subsidy

3.  The amount of an authority’s housing benefit subsidy for the relevant year—

(a)for the purposes of section 135(2) of the Act (subsidy in respect of rebates or allowances) shall be the amount or total of the amounts calculated in accordance with article 4;

(b)for the purposes of section 135(5) of the Act (subsidy in respect of the costs of administering housing benefit) may include an additional sum in respect of the costs of administering housing benefit calculated in accordance with Schedules 1 and 2.

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