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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 1999

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Article 24(9)


Provision in Jobseeker’s Allowance RegulationsSpecified Sum
Regulation 145(1)(1)Weekly applicable amount to be reduced by a sum equivalent to 40 per cent. or, as the case may be, 20 per cent. of the specified amount.
Regulation 148(1)(a)(i)90 per cent. of the amount applicable or, as the case may be, of the reduced applicable amount.
Regulation 148(1)(b)(i)90 per cent. of the amount of the allowance for personal expenses or, as the case may be, of the reduced amount.
Regulation 148(1)(c)(i)98 per cent. of the applicable amount for persons in residential accommodation.
Regulation 148(1)(d)90 per cent. of the applicable amount.
Schedule 2, paragraph 5(3)

The relevant fraction of the applicable amount is the amount calculated by the formula

Schedule 2, paragraph 6(1)(b)Half the amount which would fall to be met by applying the provisions of sub-paragraph (a).
Schedule 2, paragraph 6(1)(c)Nil.
Schedule 2, paragraph 7(1)(b)Nil.
Schedule 2, paragraph 9(1)

The weekly amount of housing costs is the amount calculated by the formula

Schedule 2, paragraph 10(4)£100,000.
Schedule 2, paragraph 10(6)(a)

The alternative appropriate amount shall be calculated using the formula

P × Q

Schedule 2, paragraph 10(10)

The qualifying portion of a loan shall be determined by the formula

Schedule 2, paragraph 11(2) and (3)(2)5 per cent.

Relevant amending instrument is S.I. 1996/1516.


Relevant amending instrument is S.I. 1996/1517.

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