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The Social Fund (Amendment) Regulations 2017

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Social Fund (Amendment) Regulations 2017.

(2) They come into force on 6th April 2017.

Amendments to the Social Fund Cold Weather Payments (General) Regulations 1988

2.  In regulation 1A of the Social Fund Cold Weather Payments (General) Regulations 1988 (prescribed description of persons)(1), for paragraph (3)(d) substitute—

(d)P’s child tax credit includes a disability element within the meaning of section 9(3) of the Tax Credits Act 2002;.

Amendments to the Social Fund Maternity and Funeral Expenses (General) Regulations 2005

3.—(1) The Social Fund Maternity and Funeral Expenses (General) Regulations 2005(2) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 3(1) (interpretation), omit the definition of “family element”.

(3) In regulations 5(2)(e) (entitlement to Sure Start Maternity Grant)(3), 6(1)(b)(ii) (award of Sure Start Maternity Grant to persons affected by a trade dispute) and 7(4)(a)(v)(4) (entitlement to funeral payment), for “payable at a rate higher than the family element” substitute “which includes an individual element or a disability element referred to in section 9(3) of the Tax Credits Act 2002”.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Caroline Nokes

Parliamentary Under - Secretary of State,

Department for Work and Pensions

6th March 2017

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