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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Definition of non-dependant

    4. 4.Cases in which section 1(1A) of the Administration Act is disapplied

    5. 5.Persons who have attained the qualifying age for state pension credit

    6. 6.Remunerative work

  3. PART 2 Provisions affecting entitlement to housing benefit

    1. 7.Circumstances in which a person is or is not to be treated as occupying a dwelling as his home

    2. 8.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as liable to make payments in respect of a dwelling

    3. 9.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as not liable to make payments in respect of a dwelling

    4. 10.Persons from abroad

  4. PART 3 Payments in respect of a dwelling

    1. 11.Eligible housing costs

    2. 12.Rent

    3. 12B.Eligible rent

    4. 12BA.Eligible rent and maximum rent (social sector)

    5. 12C.Eligible rent and maximum rent

    6. 12D.Eligible rent and maximum rent (LHA)

    7. 12L.Transitional protection – larger properties

    8. 12M.Transitional protection – reduction in LHA

    9. A13.When a maximum rent (social sector) is to be determined

    10. B13.Determination of a maximum rent (social sector)

    11. 13.Maximum rent

    12. 13ZA.Protection on death and 13 week protection

    13. 13ZB.Change in reckonable rent

    14. 13C.When a maximum rent (LHA) is to be determined

    15. 13D.Determination of a maximum rent (LHA)

    16. 13E.Publication of local housing allowances

    17. 14.Requirement to refer to rent officers

    18. 15.Applications to the rent officer for redeterminations

    19. 16.Application for redetermination by rent officer

    20. 17.Substitute determinations or substitute redeterminations

    21. 18.Application of provisions to substitute determinations or substitute redeterminations

    22. 18A.Amended determinations

  5. PART 4 Membership of a family

    1. 19.Persons of prescribed description

    2. 20.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as responsible or not responsible for another

    3. 21.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as being or not being a member of the household

  6. PART 5 Applicable amounts

    1. 22.Applicable amounts

    2. 23.Polygamous marriages

    3. 24.Patients

  7. PART 6 Income and capital

    1. SECTION 1 General

      1. 25.Calculation of income and capital of members of claimant's family and of a polygamous marriage

      2. 26.Circumstances in which income of non-dependant is to be treated as claimant's

    2. SECTION 2 Income

      1. 27.Calculation of income on a weekly basis

      2. 27A.Any payment made to a claimant under section 73(1)(b) of...

      3. 27A.Any payment made to a claimant under section 73(1)(b) of...

      4. 28.Treatment of child care charges

      5. 29.Average weekly earnings of employed earners

      6. 29A.Date on which income consisting of earnings from employment as an employed earner are taken into account

      7. 30.Average weekly earnings of self-employed earners

      8. 31.Average weekly income other than earnings

      9. 32.Calculation of average weekly income from tax credits

      10. 33.Calculation of weekly income

      11. 34.Disregard of changes in tax, contributions etc

    3. SECTION 3 Employed earners

      1. 35.Earnings of employed earners

      2. 36.Calculation of net earnings of employed earners

    4. SECTION 4 Self-employed earners

      1. 37.Earnings of self-employed earners

      2. 38.Calculation of net profit of self-employed earners

      3. 39.Deduction of tax and contributions of self-employed earners

    5. SECTION 5 Other income

      1. 40.Calculation of income other than earnings

      2. 41.Capital treated as income

      3. 42.Notional income

    6. SECTION 6 Capital

      1. 43.Capital limit

      2. 44.Calculation of capital

      3. 45.Disregard of capital of child and young person

      4. 46.Income treated as capital

      5. 47.Calculation of capital in the United Kingdom

      6. 48.Calculation of capital outside the United Kingdom

      7. 49.Notional capital

      8. 50.Diminishing notional capital rule

      9. 51.Capital jointly held

      10. 52.Calculation of tariff income from capital

  8. PART 7 Students

    1. SECTION 1 General

      1. 53.Interpretation

      2. 54.Treatment of students

    2. SECTION 2 Entitlement and payments in respect of a dwelling

      1. 55.Occupying a dwelling as a person's home

      2. 56.Full-time students to be treated as not liable to make payments in respect of a dwelling

      3. 57.Student's eligible housing costs

      4. 58.Student partners

    3. SECTION 3 Income

      1. 59.Calculation of grant income

      2. 60.Calculation of covenant income where a contribution is assessed

      3. 61.Covenant income where no grant income or no contribution is assessed

      4. 62.Relationship with amounts to be disregarded under Schedule 5

      5. 63.Other amounts to be disregarded

      6. 64.Treatment of student loans and postgraduate master’s degree loans

      7. 64A.Treatment of fee loans

      8. 64B.Treatment of special support loans

      9. 65.Treatment of payments from access funds

      10. 66.Disregard of contribution and rent

      11. 67.Further disregard of student's income

      12. 68.Amounts treated as capital

      13. 69.Disregard of changes occurring during summer vacation

  9. PART 8 Amount of benefit

    1. 70.Maximum housing benefit

    2. 71.Housing benefit tapers

    3. 72.Extended payments

    4. 72A.Duration of extended payment period

    5. 72B.Amount of extended payment

    6. 72C.Extended payments – movers

    7. 72D.Relationship between extended payment and entitlement to housing benefit under the general conditions of entitlement

    8. 72E.Calculation of an extended payment where the benefit cap applies

    9. 73.Extended payments (severe disablement allowance and incapacity benefit)

    10. 73A.Duration of extended payment period (qualifying contributory benefits)

    11. 73B.Amount of extended payment (qualifying contributory benefits)

    12. 73C.Extended payments (qualifying contributory benefits) – movers

    13. 73D.Relationship between extended payment (qualifying contributory benefits) and entitlement to housing benefit under the general conditions of entitlement

    14. 73E.Calculation of an extended payment (qualifying contributory benefits) where the benefit cap applies

    15. 74.Non-dependant deductions

    16. 75.Minimum housing benefit

  10. PART 8A Benefit cap

    1. 75A.Circumstances in which a benefit cap will apply

    2. 75B.Determinations

    3. 75C.Manner of calculating the amount of welfare benefits

    4. 75CA.Determination of the relevant amount

    5. 75D.Reduction of housing benefit

    6. 75E.Exception to the benefit cap: current or recent work

    7. 75F.Exception to the benefit cap: receipt of specified benefit

    8. 75G.Interpretation

    9. 75H.Specified accommodation

  11. PART 9 Calculation of weekly amounts and changes of circumstances

    1. 76.Date on which entitlement is to commence

    2. 77.Date on which housing benefit is to end

    3. 78.Date on which housing benefit is to end where entitlement to severe disablement allowance or incapacity benefit ceases

    4. 79.Date on which change of circumstances is to take effect

    5. 80.Calculation of weekly amounts

    6. 81.Rent free periods

  12. PART 10 Claims

    1. 82.Who may claim

    2. 83.Time and manner in which claims are to be made

    3. 83A.Electronic claims for benefit

    4. 84.Date of claim where claim sent or delivered to a gateway office

    5. 85.Date of claim where claim sent or delivered to an office of a designated authority

    6. 86.Evidence and information

    7. 87.Amendment and withdrawal of claim

    8. 88.Duty to notify changes of circumstances

    9. 88ZA.Alternative means of notifying changes of circumstances

    10. 88A.Notice of changes of circumstances given electronically

  13. PART 11 Decisions on questions

    1. 89.Decisions by a relevant authority

    2. 90.Notification of decisions

  14. PART 12 Payments

    1. 91.Time and manner of payment

    2. 91A.Cases in which payments to a housing authority are to take the form of a rent allowance

    3. 92.Frequency of payment of a rent allowance

    4. 93.Payment on account of a rent allowance

    5. 94.Payment to be made to a person entitled

    6. 95.Circumstances in which payment is to be made to a landlord

    7. 96.Circumstances in which payment may be made to a landlord

    8. 97.Payment on death of the person entitled

    9. 98.Offsetting

  15. PART 13 Overpayments

    1. 99.Meaning of overpayment

    2. 100.Recoverable overpayments

    3. 101.Person from whom recovery may be sought

    4. 102.Method of recovery

    5. 103.Diminution of capital

    6. 104.Sums to be deducted in calculating recoverable overpayments

    7. 104A.Sums to be deducted in calculating recoverable overpayments where the claimant has changed dwelling

    8. 105.Recovery of overpayments from prescribed benefits

    9. 106.Prescribed benefits

    10. 106A.Recovery by deduction from earnings

    11. 107.Restrictions on recovery of rent and consequent notifications

  16. PART 14 Information

    1. SECTION 1 Claims and information

      1. 108.Interpretation

      2. 109.Collection of information

      3. 109A.Verifying information

      4. 110.Recording and holding information

      5. 111.Forwarding of information

      6. 112.Request for information

    2. SECTION 2 Information from landlords and agents and between authorities etc.

      1. 113.Interpretation

      2. 114.Evidence and information required by rent officers

      3. 114A.Information to be provided to rent officers

      4. 115.Information to be supplied by an authority to another authority

      5. 116.Supply of information – extended payments (qualifying contributory benefits)

      6. 117.Requiring information from landlords and agents

      7. 118.Circumstances for requiring information

      8. 119.Relevant information

      9. 120.Manner of supply of information

      10. 121.Criminal offence

      11. 121A.Supply of benefit administration information between authorities

  17. PART 15 Former pathfinder authorities

    1. 122.Modifications in respect of former pathfinder authorities

  18. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Ineligible service charges

      1. PART 1 Service charges other than for fuel

        1. 1.Ineligible service charges

        2. 2.Amount ineligible for meals

        3. 3.Amount of ineligible charges

        4. 4.Excessive service costs

      2. PART 2 Payments in respect of fuel charges

        1. 5.A service charge for fuel except a charge in respect...

        2. 6.(1) Where a charge is ineligible to be met by...

        3. 7.(1) Where rent is payable other than weekly, any amount...

        4. 8.In this Schedule— communal areas mean areas (other than rooms)...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Excluded tenancies

      1. 1.An excluded tenancy is any tenancy to which any of...

      2. 2.(1) Subject to the following sub-paragraphs, where a rent officer...

      3. 3.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (1A) and (2) , this paragraph...

      4. 4.This paragraph applies to a tenancy entered into before—

      5. 5.This paragraph applies to a regulated tenancy within the meaning...

      6. 6.This paragraph applies to a housing association tenancy which—

      7. 7.This paragraph applies to a protected occupancy or statutory tenancy...

      8. 8.This paragraph applies to a tenancy at a low rent...

      9. 9.This paragraph applies to a tenancy of any dwelling which...

      10. 10.This paragraph applies to a tenancy of a housing action...

      11. 11.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) this paragraph applies...

      12. 11A.This paragraph applies to a shared ownership tenancy.

      13. 12.In this Schedule, “ rent ” shall be construed in...

    3. SCHEDULE 2

      Excluded tenancies

      1. 1.An excluded tenancy is any tenancy to which any of...

      2. 2.(1) Subject to the following sub-paragraphs, where a rent officer...

      3. 3.(1) This paragraph applies where the landlord is a registered...

      4. 4.This paragraph applies to a tenancy entered into before—

      5. 5.This paragraph applies to a regulated tenancy within the meaning...

      6. 6.This paragraph applies to a housing association tenancy which—

      7. 7.This paragraph applies to a protected occupancy or statutory tenancy...

      8. 8.This paragraph applies to a tenancy at a low rent...

      9. 9.This paragraph applies to a tenancy of any dwelling which...

      10. 10.This paragraph applies to a tenancy of a housing action...

      11. 11.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) this paragraph applies...

      12. 12.This paragraph applies to a shared ownership tenancy.

      13. 13.In this Schedule, “rent” shall be construed in accordance with...

    4. SCHEDULE 3

      Applicable amounts

      1. PART 1 Personal allowances

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

        2. 1A.

        3. 2.(1) The amount specified in column (2) below in respect...

      2. PART 2 Family premium

        1. 3.(1) ...The amount for the purposes of regulations 22(c) and...

      3. PART 3 Premiums

        1. 4.Except as provided in paragraph 5, the premiums specified in...

        2. 5.Subject to paragraph 6, where a claimant satisfies the conditions...

        3. 6.- The following premiums, namely— (a) a severe disability premium...

        4. 7.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), for the purposes of this...

        5. 8.Bereavement premium

        6. 9.Pensioner Premium for persons under 75

        7. 10.Pensioner Premium for persons 75 and over

        8. 11.Higher Pensioner Premium

        9. 12.Disability Premium

        10. 13.Additional Condition for the...Disability Premium

        11. 14.Severe Disability Premium

        12. 15.Enhanced disability premium

        13. 16.Disabled child premium

        14. 17.Carer premium

        15. 18.Persons in receipt of concessionary payments

        16. 19.Person in receipt of benefit

      4. PART 4 Amounts of premiums specified in Part 3

      5. PART 5 The component

        1. 21.(1) Subject to paragraph 22, the claimant is entitled to...

        2. 21A.Subject to paragraph 22, the claimant is entitled to one,...

        3. 22.(1) The claimant has no entitlement under paragraph ... 24...

        4. 23.The work-related activity component

        5. 24.The support component

      6. PART 6 Amount of component

        1. 25.The amount of the work-related activity component is £29.05.

        2. 26.The amount of the support component is £38.55.

      7. PART 7 Transitional Addition

        1. 27.(1) The claimant is entitled to the transitional addition calculated...

        2. 28.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) the claimant’s entitlement to...

        3. 29.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) the claimant’s entitlement to...

      8. PART 8 Amount of transitional addition

        1. 30.(1) Subject to paragraph 31, the amount of the transitional...

        2. 31.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), where there is a change...

    5. SCHEDULE 4

      Sums to be disregarded in the calculation of earnings

      1. 1.In the case of a claimant who has been engaged...

      2. 2.In the case of a claimant who, before the first...

      3. 2A.In the case of a claimant who has been engaged...

      4. 3.(1) In a case to which this paragraph applies and...

      5. 4.In a case where the claimant is a lone parent,...

      6. 5.(1) In a case to which neither paragraph 3 nor...

      7. 6.Where the carer premium is awarded in respect of a...

      8. 7.In a case where paragraphs 3, 5, 6 and 8...

      9. 8.(1) In a case where paragraphs 3, 4, 5 and...

      10. 9.Where the claimant is engaged in one or more employments...

      11. 10.In a case to which none of the paragraphs 3...

      12. 10A.(1) Where— (a) the claimant (or if the claimant is...

      13. 11.Any amount or the balance of any amount which would...

      14. 12.Where a claimant is on universal credit, income support, an...

      15. 13.Any earnings derived from employment which are payable in a...

      16. 14.Where a payment of earnings is made in a currency...

      17. 15.Any earnings of a child or young person.

      18. 16.In this Schedule “part-time employment” means employment in which the...

      19. 17.(1) In a case where the claimant is a person...

    6. SCHEDULE 5

      Sums to be disregarded in the calculation of income other than earnings

      1. 1.Any amount paid by way of tax on income which...

      2. A2.Any payment made to the claimant in respect of any...

      3. A3.Any payment made to the claimant in respect of any...

      4. A4.Any payment made to the claimant in respect of any...

      5. A5.Any payment made to the claimant in respect of any...

      6. 2.Any payment in respect of any expenses incurred or to...

      7. 2A.Any payment in respect of expenses arising out of the...

      8. 3.In the case of employment as an employed earner, any...

      9. 4.Where a claimant is on universal credit, income support, an...

      10. 5.Where the claimant is a member of a joint-claim couple...

      11. 6.Any disability living allowance, armed forces independence payment or personal...

      12. 7.Any concessionary payment made to compensate for the non-payment of—...

      13. 8.Any mobility supplement under article 20 of the Naval, Military...

      14. 9.Any attendance allowance.

      15. 10.Any payment to the claimant as holder of the Victoria...

      16. 11.(1) Any payment— (a) by way of an education maintenance...

      17. 12.Any payment made to the claimant by way of a...

      18. 13.(1) Any payment made pursuant to section 2 of the...

      19. 14.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), any of the following payments—...

      20. 15.Subject to paragraph 34, £10 of any of the following,...

      21. 16.Subject to paragraph 34, £15 of any—

      22. 17.(1) Any income derived from capital to which the claimant...

      23. 18.(1) Where a claimant receives income under an annuity purchased...

      24. 19.Where the claimant makes a parental contribution in respect of...

      25. 20.(1) Where the claimant is the parent of a student...

      26. 21.Any payment made to the claimant by a child or...

      27. 22.Where the claimant occupies a dwelling as his home and...

      28. 23.(1) Any income in kind, except where regulation 40(10)(b) (provision...

      29. 24.Any income which is payable in a country outside the...

      30. 25.(1) Any payment made to the claimant in respect of...

      31. 26.Any payment made to the claimant with whom a person...

      32. 27.Any payment made to the claimant or his partner for...

      33. 27A.Any payment made to a claimant under section 73(1)(b) of...

      34. 28.Any payment made by a local authority in accordance with...

      35. 28A.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), any payment (or part of...

      36. 29.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), any payment received under an...

      37. 30.Any payment of income which by virtue of regulation 46...

      38. 31.Any social fund payment made pursuant to Part 8 of...

      39. 31A.Any local welfare provision.

      40. 32.Any payment under Part 10 of the Act (Christmas bonus...

      41. 33.Where a payment of income is made in a currency...

      42. 34.The total of a claimant's income or, if he is...

      43. 35.(1) Any payment made under or by the Macfarlane Trust,...

      44. 36.Any payment made by the Secretary of State to compensate...

      45. 37.Any payment made by the Secretary of State to compensate...

      46. 38.Any resettlement benefit which is paid to the claimant by...

      47. 39.Any payment to a juror or witness in respect of...

      48. 40.Any community charge benefit.

      49. 41.Any payment in consequence of a reduction of council tax...

      50. 42.(1) Where the claimant occupies a dwelling as his home...

      51. 43.Any special war widows payment made under—

      52. 44.(1) Any payment or repayment made— (a) as respects England,...

      53. 45.Any payment made to such persons entitled to receive benefits...

      54. 46.Any payment made by either the Secretary of State for...

      55. 47.(1) Where a claimant’s applicable amount includes an amount by...

      56. 47A.(1) Any payment of child maintenance made or derived from...

      57. 48.Any payment made by the Secretary of State to compensate...

      58. 49.Any payment (other than a training allowance) made, whether by...

      59. 50.Any guardian's allowance.

      60. 51.Any council tax benefit.

      61. 52.(1) ) If the claimant is in receipt of any...

      62. 53.Any supplementary pension under article 23(2) of the Naval, Military...

      63. 54.In the case of a pension awarded at the supplementary...

      64. 55.(1) Any payment which is— (a) made under any of...

      65. 55A.a

      66. 55B.b

      67. 56.Except in a case which falls under sub-paragraph (1) of...

      68. 57.Any payment made ... under section 12B of the Social...

      69. 58.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), in respect of a person...

      70. 59.(1) Any payment of a sports award except to the...

      71. 60.Where the amount of subsistence allowance paid to a person...

      72. 61.In the case of a claimant participating in an employment...

      73. 62.Any discretionary housing payment paid pursuant to regulation 2(1) of...

      74. 63.(1) Any payment made by a local authority or by...

      75. 64.(1) £1.20 in relation to each week in which child...

      76. 65.Any payment of child benefit.

      77. 66.Any payments to a claimant made under section 49 of...

      78. 67.Any bereavement support payment under section 30 of the Pensions...

      79. 68.Any payment of carer’s allowance supplement made under section 81...

      80. 69.Any early years assistance given in accordance with section 32...

      81. 70.Any funeral expense assistance given in accordance with section 34...

    7. SCHEDULE 6

      Capital to be disregarded

      1. 1.The dwelling together with any garage, garden and outbuildings, normally...

      2. A2.Any payment made to the claimant in respect of any...

      3. A3.Any payment made to the claimant in respect of any...

      4. A4.Any payment made to the claimant in respect of any...

      5. A5.Any payment made to the claimant in respect of any...

      6. 2.Any premises acquired for occupation by the claimant which he...

      7. 3.Any sum directly attributable to the proceeds of sale of...

      8. 4.Any premises occupied in whole or in part—

      9. 5.Where a claimant is on universal credit, income support, an...

      10. 6.Where the claimant is a member of a joint-claim couple...

      11. 7.Any future interest in property of any kind, other than...

      12. 8.(1) The assets of any business owned in whole or...

      13. 9.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), any arrears of, or any...

      14. 10.Any sum— (a) paid to the claimant in consequence of...

      15. 11.Any sum— (a) deposited with a housing association as defined...

      16. 12.Any personal possessions except those which have been acquired by...

      17. 13.The value of the right to receive any income under...

      18. 14.Where the funds of a trust are derived from a...

      19. 14A.(1) Any payment made to the claimant or the claimant’s...

      20. 15.The value of the right to receive any income under...

      21. 16.The value of the right to receive any income which...

      22. 17.The surrender value of any policy of life insurance.

      23. 18.Where any payment of capital falls to be made by...

      24. 19.Any payment made by a local authority in accordance with...

      25. 19A.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), any payment (or part of...

      26. 20.Any social fund payment made pursuant to Part 8 of...

      27. 20A.Any local welfare provision.

      28. 21.Any refund of tax which falls to be deducted under...

      29. 22.Any capital which by virtue of regulation 41 or 64...

      30. 23.Where any payment of capital is made in a currency...

      31. 24.(1) Any payment made under or by the Macfarlane Trust,...

      32. 25.(1) Where a claimant has ceased to occupy what was...

      33. 26.Any premises where the claimant is taking reasonable steps to...

      34. 27.Any premises which the claimant intends to occupy as his...

      35. 28.Any premises which the claimant intends to occupy as his...

      36. 29.Any payment made by the Secretary of State to compensate...

      37. 30.Any payment made by the Secretary of State to compensate...

      38. 31.The value of the right to receive an occupational or...

      39. 32.The value of any funds held under a personal pension...

      40. 33.The value of the right to receive any rent except...

      41. 34.Any payment in kind made by a charity or under...

      42. 35.Any payment made pursuant to section 2 of the 1973...

      43. 36.Any community charge benefit.

      44. 37.Any payment in consequence of a reduction of council tax...

      45. 38.Any grant made to the claimant in accordance with a...

      46. 39.Any arrears of supplementary pension which is disregarded under paragraph...

      47. 40.(1) Any payment or repayment made— (a) as respects England,...

      48. 41.Any payment made to such persons entitled to receive benefits...

      49. 41A.

      50. 42.Any payment made either by the Secretary of State for...

      51. 43.Any payment (other than a training allowance) made, whether by...

      52. 44.Any payment made by a local authority under section 3...

      53. 45.(1) Any sum of capital to which sub-paragraph (2) applies...

      54. 46.Any sum of capital administered on behalf of a person...

      55. 47.Any payment to the claimant as holder of the Victoria...

      56. 48.The amount of any child maintenance bonus payable by way...

      57. 48A.a

      58. 48B.b

      59. 49.In the case of a person who is receiving, or...

      60. 50.(1) Any payment of a sports award for a period...

      61. 51.(1) Any payment— (a) by way of an education maintenance...

      62. 52.In the case of a claimant participating in an employment...

      63. 53.Any arrears of subsistence allowance paid as a lump sum...

      64. 54.Where an ex-gratia payment of £10,000 has been made by...

      65. 55.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the amount of any trust...

      66. 56.The amount of any payment, other than a war pension...

      67. 57.(1) Any payment made by a local authority, or by...

      68. 58.Any payment made ... regulations made under section 57 of...

      69. 59.Any payment made to the claimant pursuant to regulations under...

      70. 60.Any payment made to the claimant in accordance with regulations...

      71. 61.Any payments to a claimant made under section 49 of...

      72. 62.Any bereavement support payment in respect of the rate set...

      73. 63.Any payment made under or by a trust, established for...

      74. 64.Any payment made to a claimant under section 73(1)(b) of...

      75. 65.Any early years assistance given in accordance with section 32...

      76. 66.Any funeral expense assistance given in accordance with section 34...

    8. SCHEDULE 7

      Extended payments of housing benefit

        1. The conditions prescribed in this paragraph are that the Secretary...

        2. The conditions prescribed in this paragraph are that the claimant...

        1. (1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph and...

        1. Where for any week— (a) a person is entitled to...

        1. In this Schedule— “ claimant ” means a person claiming...

    9. SCHEDULE 8

      Extended Payments (severe disablement allowance and incapacity benefit) of housing benefit

      1. ...

    10. SCHEDULE 9

      Matters to be included in decision notice

      1. PART 1 General

        1. 1.The statement of matters to be included in any decision...

        2. 2.Every decision notice shall include a statement as to the...

        3. 3.Every decision notice shall include a statement as to the...

        4. 4.Every decision notice following an application for a revision in...

        5. 5.Every decision notice following an application for a revision in...

        6. 6.An authority may include in the decision notice any other...

        7. 7.Parts 2, 3 and 6 of this Schedule shall apply...

        8. 8.Where a decision notice is given following a revision of...

      2. PART 2 Awards where income support, an income-based jobseeker's allowance, an income-related employment and support allowance , an extended payment or an extended payment (qualifying contributory benefits) is payable

        1. 9.Where a person on income support, an income-based jobseeker's allowance...

      3. PART 3 Awards where no income support , an income-based jobseeker's allowance or an income-related employment and support allowance is payable

        1. 10.Where a person is not on income support, an income-based...

      4. PART 4 Awards where direct payments made to landlords

        1. 11.Where a decision has been made under regulation 95 or...

        2. 12.In this Schedule, “landlord” has the same meaning as in...

      5. PART 5 Notice where income of non-dependant is treated as claimant's

        1. 13.Where an authority makes a decision under regulation 26 (circumstances...

      6. PART 6 Notice where no award is made

        1. 14.Where a person is not awarded housing benefit—

      7. PART 7 Notice where recoverable overpayment

        1. 15.(1) Where the appropriate authority makes a decision that there...

    11. SCHEDULE 10

      Former pathfinder authorities

      1. PART 1 Former pathfinder authorities

      2. PART 2 Application of the Regulations

        1. 1.These Regulations shall apply to former pathfinder authorities subject to...

        2. 2.Amendment of regulation 2

        3. 3.Amendment of regulation 11

        4. 4.Amendment of regulation 12B

        5. 5.Amendment of regulation 12D

        6. 6.Insertion of regulations 12E to 12K

        7. 7.Amendment of regulation 13C

        8. 8.Amendment of regulation 13D

    12. SCHEDULE 11

      Electronic Communication

      1. PART 1 Introduction

        1. 1.Interpretation

      2. PART 2 Electronic Communication – General Provisions

        1. 2.Conditions for the use of electronic communication

        2. 3.Use of intermediaries

      3. PART 3 Electronic Communication – Evidential Provisions

        1. 4.Effect of delivering information by means of electronic communication

        2. 5.Proof of identity of sender or recipient of information

        3. 6.Proof of delivery of information

        4. 7.Proof of content of information

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