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

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Homes for persons in need

6.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) and paragraphs 8 to 10, where the accommodation provided for the claimant is a home for persons in need, for persons in need of personal care by virtue of—

(a)old age and infirmity, the appropriate amount shall be £203·00 per week;

(b)past or present mental disorder but excluding mental handicap, the appropriate amount shall be £214·00 per week;

(c)past or present drug or alcohol dependence, the appropriate amount shall be £214·00 per week;

(d)mental handicap, the appropriate amount shall be £244·00 per week;

(e)physical disablement, the appropriate amount shall be—

(i)in the case of a person to whom paragraph 8 applies, £276·00 per week, or

(ii)in any other case, £203·00 per week.

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