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The Housing Benefit (General) (Local Housing Allowance) Amendment Regulations 2003

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Statutory Instruments

2003 No. 2399

SOCIAL SECURITY

The Housing Benefit (General) (Local Housing Allowance) Amendment Regulations 2003

Made

18th September 2003

Laid before Parliament

24th September 2003

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(1)

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 123(1)(d), 130(2) and (4), 137(1) and (2)(j) and 175(1) and (3) to (6) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(1), sections 5(1)(k) and (p) and (6),189(7) and 191 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992(2), section 122 (3) and (5) of the Housing Act 1996(3), and paragraphs 3(1), 4(4) and (6), 20(1)(b), (2) and (3) and 23(1) of Schedule 7 to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000(4), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, after reference to the Social Security Advisory Committee(5) and after consultation with organisations appearing to him to be representative of the authorities concerned(6), hereby makes the following Regulations:

(1)

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

(2)

1992 c. 5; section 5(6) was inserted by section 120(1) of the Housing Act 1996 (c. 52); section 130(2) has been amended by paragraph 3 of Schedule 9 to the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14) and paragraph 174(4) of Schedule 13 to the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39); section 189(7) was amended by paragraph 24 of Schedule 9 to the Local Government Finance Act 1992 and paragraph 10 of Schedule 1 to the Social Security Administration (Fraud) Act 1997 (c. 47); section 191 is cited for the meaning of “prescribe”.

(4)

2000 c. 19; paragraph 23(1) of Schedule 7 is cited for the meaning of “prescribed”.

(5)

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

(6)

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

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