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The Universal Credit (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 3.Entitlement to claim universal credit

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 4.The Pathfinder Group

      2. 5.Personal characteristics

      3. 6.Fitness to work

      4. 7.Existing benefits

      5. 8.Existing benefits: ongoing awards of tax credits

      6. 9.Income and capital

      7. 10.Housing

      8. 11.Caring responsibilities

      9. 12.Other requirements

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 13.Incorrect information regarding entitlement to claim

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 14.Awards of universal credit without a claim

  4. PART 3

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 15.Exclusion of entitlement to existing benefits

      2. 16.Termination of awards of existing benefits

      3. 17.Finalisation of tax credits and modification of tax credits legislation

      4. 18.Ongoing appeals etc

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 19.Advance payments of universal credit

      2. 20.Benefit Cap

      3. 21.Income from existing benefits

      4. 22.Deductions from benefits

      5. 23.Transition from employment and support allowance

      6. 24.Transition from employment and support allowance before the end of the assessment phase

      7. 25.Transition from income support based on incapacity

      8. 26.Transition from other incapacity benefits

      9. 27.Transition from other incapacity benefits: claimants approaching pensionable age

      10. 28.Transition from other incapacity benefits: supplementary

      11. 29.Support for housing costs

      12. 30.Sanctions: transition from employment and support allowance

      13. 31.Escalation of sanctions: transition from employment and support allowance

      14. 32.Sanctions: transition from jobseeker’s allowance

      15. 33.Escalation of sanctions: transition from jobseeker’s allowance

      16. 34.Sanctions: temporary return to existing benefits

      17. 35.Loss of benefit penalties

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      MODIFICATIONS TO TAX CREDITS LEGISLATION

      1. 1.Modifications to the Tax Credits Act 2002

      2. 2.In section 7— (a) in subsection (3), before “current year...

      3. 3.In section 17— (a) in subsection (1)(a), before “tax year”...

      4. 4.In section 18— (a) in subsection (1), before “tax year”...

      5. 5.In section 19— (a) in subsection (1)(a) and (b), before...

      6. 6.In section 20— (a) in subsection (1), before “tax year”...

      7. 7.In section 21, for “18(1), (5), (6) or (9)” substitute...

      8. 8.In section 23— (a) in subsection (1), for “18(1), (5),...

      9. 9.In section 28— (a) in subsection (1)—

      10. 10.In section 29(4), for “any tax credit” substitute “universal credit”....

      11. 11.In section 30(1), before “tax year” in each place where...

      12. 12.In section 38— (a) in subsection (1)(b), before “tax year”...

      13. 13.In section 48, after the definition of “overpayment”, insert— “part...

      14. 14.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 6(1)(a) and (c) and (2)(a),...

      15. 15.Modifications to the Tax Credits (Definition and Calculation of Income) Regulations 2002

      16. 16.In regulation 2(2), after the definition of “the Macfarlane Trusts”...

      17. 17.In regulation 3— (a) in paragraph (1)—

      18. 18.In regulation 4— (a) in paragraph (1)(a), before “tax year”...

      19. 19.In regulation 5— (a) in paragraph (1)(o), after “applies” insert...

      20. 20.In regulation 6— (a) after “claimant’s trading income is” insert...

      21. 21.After regulation 6 insert— Trading Income: in-year finalisation This regulation applies where— (a) an award of universal credit...

      22. 22.In regulation 7— (a) in paragraph (1), after “social security...

      23. 23.In regulation 8, after “in relation to a student” insert...

      24. 24.In regulation 10— (a) in paragraph (1), after “gross amount”...

      25. 25.In regulation 11(1)— (a) omit “annual”; (b) after “taxable profits”...

      26. 26.In regulation 12(1), before “year” insert “part tax”.

      27. 27.In regulation 13, after “means income” insert “received in the...

      28. 28.In regulation 18, after “means income” insert “received in the...

      29. 29.Modifications to the Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) Regulations 2002

      30. 30.In regulation 2 (interpretation)— (a) after the definition of “the...

      31. 31.In regulation 7(3)— (a) in Step 1, in the definition...

      32. 32.In regulation 8(3)— (a) in Step 1, in the definition...

      33. 33.Modifications to the Tax Credits (Claims and Notifications) Regulations 2002

      34. 34.In regulation 4, omit paragraph (b).

      35. 35.Omit regulation 10.

      36. 36.Omit regulation 11.

      37. 37.Omit regulation 12.

      38. 38.In regulation 13— (a) in paragraph (1), after “prescribed by...

      39. 39.In regulation 15(1)(c), for “section 18(1), (5), (6) or (9)”...

      40. 40.In regulation 21(1A), for “regulation 27(2), (2A) or (3)” substitute...

      41. 41.In regulation 27— (a) in paragraph (1), after “prescribed by...

      42. 42.In regulation 33— (a) in paragraph (a), for the words...

      43. 43.Modification to the Tax Credits (Payment by the Commissioners) Regulations 2002

      44. 44.Omit regulation 7.

      45. 45.Modification to the Tax Credits (Residence) Regulations 2003

      46. 46.In regulation 3(5)(a), omit the words in brackets after “child...

  6. Explanatory Note

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