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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and effect

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AND PENSIONS

    1. 3.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 changed by this Order

    5. 7.Earnings Limits

    6. 8.Increase in rate of graduated retirement benefit

    7. 9.Increase in rates of Disability Living Allowance

    8. 10.Increase in rates of Personal Independence Payment

    9. 11.Rates of age addition

    10. 12.Rates of transitional invalidity allowance

    11. 13.Rates of bereavement benefits

  4. PART 3 INCOME SUPPORT AND HOUSING BENEFIT

    1. 14.Applicable amounts for Income Support

    2. 15.Income Support Transitional Protection

    3. 16.The relevant sum for Income Support

    4. 17.Housing Benefit

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

  5. PART 4 JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE

    1. 19.Applicable amounts for Jobseeker's Allowance

    2. 20.The prescribed sum for Jobseeker's Allowance

  6. PART 5 STATE PENSION CREDIT

    1. 21.State Pension Credit

  7. PART 6 EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT ALLOWANCE

    1. 22.Applicable amounts for the ESA Regulations 2008

    2. 23.Prescribed amount for the ESA Regulations 2013

  8. PART 7 UNIVERSAL CREDIT

    1. 24.Universal Credit

  9. PART 8 REVOCATION

    1. 25.Revocation

  10. 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

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

      1. PART I PERSONAL ALLOWANCES

        1. 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

      APPLICABLE AMOUNTS SPECIFIED IN THE INCOME SUPPORT REGULATIONS

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      PARAGRAPH 2 OF PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 3 TO THE HOUSING BENEFIT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART 1 Personal Allowances

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

    6. SCHEDULE 6

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

      1. PART 4 Amounts of premiums specified in Part 3

    7. SCHEDULE 7

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

      1. PART 1 Personal Allowances

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

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

    8. SCHEDULE 8

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

      1. PART 4 Amounts of premiums specified in Part 3

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      PARAGRAPH 2 OF PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART 1 Personal Allowances

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

    10. SCHEDULE 10

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

      1. PART IV Weekly amounts of premiums specified in Part III

    11. SCHEDULE 11

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

      1. PART IVB Weekly amounts of premiums specified in Part IVA

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      APPLICABLE AMOUNTS SPECIFIED IN THE JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE REGULATIONS

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      OTHER AMOUNTS SPECIFIED IN THE STATE PENSION CREDIT REGULATIONS

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      PART 3 OF SCHEDULE 4 TO THE ESA REGULATIONS 2008 AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART 3 Weekly amount of premiums specified in Part 2

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      APPLICABLE AMOUNTS SPECIFIED IN THE ESA REGULATIONS 2008

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      AMOUNTS OF CERTAIN ELEMENTS SPECIFIED IN THE TABLE IN REGULATION 36 OF THE UNIVERSAL CREDIT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      OTHER AMOUNTS SPECIFIED IN THE UNIVERSAL CREDIT REGULATIONS

  11. Explanatory Note

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