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Part IIIFamily Credit, Disability Working Allowance, Income Support and Housing Benefit

Housing benefit

21.  In the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(1)—

(a)in regulations 16(b) and 17(c) and in paragraph 14(a) of Part III of Schedule 2 (applicable amounts), in so far as they relate to rent, the sum specified in each case is £3,000;

(b)in regulation 63 (non-dependant deductions)—

(i)in paragraph (1)(a)(i) for “£30·00” there shall be substituted “£32·00”,

(ii)in paragraph (1)(b)(i) for “£5·00” there shall be substituted “£6·00”,

(iii)in paragraph (2)(a) for “£74·00” there shall be substituted “£76·00”,

(iv)in paragraph (2)(b) for “£74·00”, “£111·00” and “£10·00” there shall be substituted “£76·00”, “£114·00” and “£12·00” respectively, and

(v)in paragraph (2)(c) for “£111·00”, “£145·00” and “£14·00” there shall be substituted “£114·00”, “£150·00” and “£16·00” respectively; and

(c)in Schedule 1 (ineligible service charges)—

(i)in paragraph 1A(2) for “£16·60”, “£16·60”, “£8·40”, “£11·00”, “£11·00”, “£5·55” and “£2·00” there shall be substituted “£17·10”, “£17·10”, “£8·65”, “£11·35”, “£11·35”, “£5·70” and “£2·05” respectively, and

(ii)in paragraph 5(2) the sums specified are £9·25, £1·15, £0·80 and £1·15 respectively.

(2)

Paragraph 1A was inserted by regulation 7(b) of S.R. 1988 No. 314 and amended by regulation 8 of S.R. 1989 No. 125