The Housing Benefit (General) Amendment Regulations 1996

Statutory Instruments

1996 No. 965

SOCIAL SECURITY

The Housing Benefit (General) Amendment Regulations 1996

Made

28th March 1996

Laid before Parliament

2nd April 1996

Coming into force

7th October 1996

The Secretary of State for Social Security, in exercise of powers conferred upon him by sections 123(1)(d), 130(2), (4) and (5), 137(1) and 175(1) and (3) to (6) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(1), sections 5(1)(h), (i) and (p) and (3), 136(2), 189(1) and (4) to (6) and 191 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992(2) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, after reference to the Social Security Advisory Committee(3) and after consultation with organisations appearing to him to be representative of the authorities concerned(4), hereby makes the following Regulations:

(1)

1992 c. 4; section 137(1) is cited because of the meaning there ascribed to “prescribed”.

(2)

1992 c. 5; section 191 is cited because of the meaning there ascribed to “prescribe”.

(3)

See section 172(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992.

(4)

See section 176(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992.