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The Discretionary Financial Assistance (Amendment) Regulations 2008

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Amendment of regulation 3

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2.  Regulation 3 of the Regulations (circumstances in which discretionary housing payments may be made) shall be amended as follows—

(a)in paragraph (d) for “regulation 10 of the Housing Benefit Regulations” substitute “regulation 12 of the Housing Benefit Regulations or regulation 12 of the Housing Benefit (State Pension Credit) Regulations”;

(b)in paragraph (f) for “regulation 8(2A) of the Housing Benefit Regulations” substitute “regulation 11(3) of the Housing Benefit Regulations or regulation 11(2) of the Housing Benefit (State Pension Credit) Regulations”;

(c)in paragraph (g) for “section 46(11) substitute “section 46(5)”;

(d)after paragraph (m) add—

(n)a reduction in the amount of benefit due to recovery of an overpayment under Part 13 of the Housing Benefit Regulations or Part 12 of the Housing Benefit (State Pension Credit) Regulations, or recovery of excess benefit under Part 11 of the Council Tax Benefit Regulations 2006 or Part 10 of the Council Tax Benefit (Persons who have attained the qualifying age for state pension credit) Regulations 2006..

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