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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and effect

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Increase in rates or amounts of certain benefits under the Contributions and Benefits Act

    2. 4.Increase in rates or amounts of certain pensions and allowances under the Contributions and Benefits Act

    3. 5.Increase in rates or amount of certain benefits under the Pension Schemes Act

    4. 6.Dates on which sums specified for rates or amounts of benefits under the Contributions and Benefits Act or the Pension Schemes Act are increased by this Order

    5. 7.Increase in rates of certain workmen’s compensation and industrial diseases benefits in respect of employment before 5th July 1948

    6. 8.Earnings Limits

    7. 9.Statutory Sick Pay

    8. 10.Statutory Maternity Pay

    9. 11.Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay

    10. 12.Increase in rate of graduated retirement benefit

    11. 13.Increase in rates of Disability Living Allowance

    12. 14.Increase in rates of age addition to long-term incapacity benefit

    13. 15.Increase in rates of transitional invalidity allowance in long-term incapacity benefit cases

  4. PART 3

    1. 16.Applicable amounts for Income Support

    2. 17.Income Support Transitional Protection

    3. 18.The Relevant Sum for Income Support

    4. 19.Housing Benefit

    5. 20.Housing Benefit for certain persons over the qualifying age for State Pension Credit

    6. 21.Council Tax Benefit

    7. 22.Council Tax Benefit for certain persons over the qualifying age for State Pension Credit

  5. PART 4

    1. 23.Increase in age-related amounts of contribution-based Jobseeker’s Allowance

    2. 24.Applicable amounts for Jobseeker’s Allowance

    3. 25.The Prescribed Sum for Jobseeker’s Allowance

  6. PART 5

    1. 26.State Pension Credit

  7. PART 6

    1. 27.Revocation

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PROVISIONS OF SCHEDULE 4 TO THE CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS ACT AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART I CONTRIBUTORY PERIODICAL BENEFITS

      2. PART II BEREAVEMENT PAYMENT

      3. PART III NON-CONTRIBUTORY PERIODICAL BENEFITS

      4. PART IV INCREASES FOR DEPENDANTS

      5. PART V RATES OF INDUSTRIAL INJURIES BENEFIT

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PART I OF SCHEDULE 2 TO THE INCOME SUPPORT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART I PERSONAL ALLOWANCES

        1. 1.The weekly amounts specified in column (2) below in respect...

        2. 2.(1) The weekly amounts specified in column (2) below in...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      PART IV OF SCHEDULE 2 TO THE INCOME SUPPORT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART IV WEEKLY AMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART III

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      INCOME SUPPORT: APPLICABLE AMOUNTS IN SPECIAL CASES

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      OTHER APPLICABLE AMOUNTS SPECIFIED IN THE INCOME SUPPORT REGULATIONS

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 3 TO THE HOUSING BENEFIT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART 1 Personal Allowances

        1. 1.The amounts specified in column (2) below in respect of...

        2. 2.(1) The amounts specified in column (2) below in respect...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      PART 4 OF SCHEDULE 3 TO THE HOUSING BENEFIT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART4 Amounts of premiums specified in Part 3

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 3 TO THE HOUSING BENEFIT (SPC) REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART1

        1. 1.The amount specified in column (2) below in respect of...

        2. 2.(1) The amounts specified in column (2) below in respect...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      PART 4 OF SCHEDULE 3 TO THE HOUSING BENEFIT (SPC) REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART4

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE COUNCIL TAX BENEFIT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART1

        1. 1.The amounts specified in column (2) below in respect of...

        2. 2.(1) The amounts specified in column (2) below in respect...

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      PART 4 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE COUNCIL TAX BENEFIT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART4

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE COUNCIL TAX BENEFIT (SPC) REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART1

        1. 1.The amount specified in column (2) below in respect of...

        2. 2.(1) The amounts specified in column (2) below in respect...

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      PART 4 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE COUNCIL TAX BENEFIT (SPC) REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART4

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      PART I OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART1

        1. 1.The weekly amounts specified in column (2) below in respect...

        2. 2.(1) The weekly amounts specified in column (2) below in...

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      PART IV OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PARTIV

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      PART IVB OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PARTIVB

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE: APPLICABLE AMOUNTS IN SPECIAL CASES

    18. SCHEDULE 18

      JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE: APPLICABLE AMOUNTS OF JOINT-CLAIM COUPLES IN SPECIAL CASES

    19. SCHEDULE 19

      OTHER APPLICABLE AMOUNTS SPECIFIED IN THE JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE REGULATIONS

    20. SCHEDULE 20

      OTHER AMOUNTS SPECIFIED IN THE STATE PENSION CREDIT REGULATIONS

  9. Explanatory Note

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