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19.—(1) Paragraphs (2) and (3) apply to any person (“T”) who—
(a)on the day before the effective date of T’s conversion decision, was entitled in connection with an existing award of incapacity benefit or severe disablement allowance to an increase under section 80 of the Contributions and Benefits Act (beneficiary’s dependent children), as that section has effect by virtue of article 3 of the Tax Credits (Commencement No.3 and Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2003(1); and
(b)on and after the effective date, is entitled by virtue of these Regulations to an employment and support allowance which includes an amount by way of a transitional addition.
(2) The amount of the transitional addition shall be reduced in accordance with paragraph (3) on the termination, on or after the effective date, of T’s entitlement to child benefit in respect of the child or qualifying young person—
(a)for whom; or
(b)for whose care by an adult dependant,
T was entitled to the increase referred to in paragraph (1)(a).
(3) The amount of the transitional addition shall be reduced (but not below nil) by a sum equal to the amount which, on the day before the effective date, was the amount of the increase referred to in paragraph (1)(a) to which T was entitled.
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