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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Disability working allowance

17.  In the Disability Working Allowance (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992(1)—

(a)in regulation 15(1)(c)(2) (calculation of income on a weekly basis) for “£40” there shall be substituted “£60”;

(b)in regulation 51(4) (determination of appropriate maximum disability working allowance) the capital sum prescribed is £3,000;

(c)in regulation 51(4), (5) and (6) the amount specified for the allowance in respect of a child or young person is nil;

(d)in regulation 52(1) (applicable amount)—

(i)in sub-paragraph (a) for “£54·75” there shall be substituted “£56·40”, and

(ii)in sub-paragraph (b) for “£73·00” there shall be substituted “£75·20”;

(e)in paragraph 19(b) of Schedule 3(3) (sums to be disregarded in the calculation of income other than earnings) for “£9·20” there shall be substituted “£9·25”; and

(f)in Schedule 5 (determination of appropriate maximum disability working allowance) the sums prescribed shall be increased so as to have effect as set out in Schedule 3 to this Order.


S.R. 1992 No. 78; relevant amending provisions are S.R. 1993 No. 373, S.R. 1994 Nos. 77 and 274 and S.R. 1995 Nos. 67, 71 and 223


Sub-paragraph (c) was added by regulation 4(2)(b) of S.R. 1994 No. 274


Paragraph 19 was substituted by regulation 2(7)(a) of S.R. 1994 No. 77 and amended by Article 17(d) of S.R. 1995 No. 71

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