The Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Dependency) (Permitted Earnings Limits) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-03-07

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 671

SOCIAL SECURITY
The Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Dependency) (Permitted Earnings Limits) Order 1996

Made
7th March 1996

Laid before Parliament
14th March 1996

Coming into force
8th April 1996

The Secretary of State for Social Security, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 175(1) of, and paragraph 4(5) of Schedule 7 to, the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Dependency) (Permitted Earnings Limits) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 8th April 1996.

Increase of earnings limits in respect of dependent children

2.  In paragraph 4 of Schedule 7(2) to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992—

(a)in sub-paragraph (4)(a) for the amount of £125 there shall be substituted the amount of £130; and

(b)in sub-paragraph (4)(b) for the amounts of £16 and £125 there shall be substituted the amounts of £17 and £130 respectively.

Revocations

3.  The Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Dependency) (Permitted Earnings Limits) Order 1993(3) and the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Dependency) (Permitted Earnings Limits) Order 1995(4) are hereby revoked.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Social Security.

Alistair Burt
Minister of State,
Department of Social Security
7th March 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
Where a disablement pension with unemployability supplement is increased in respect of a child and the beneficiary is one of two persons who are spouses residing together or an unmarried couple, paragraph 4(4) of Schedule 7 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 provides that the increase shall not be payable in respect of the first child if the other person’s earnings are £125 a week or more and in respect of a further child for each complete £16 where the earnings exceed £125. This Order substitutes the amount of £130 for the amount of £125 and £17 for the amount of £16.
Article 3 contains revocations consequent upon the coming into force of this Order.
This Order does not impose any costs on business.


(1)
1992 c. 4.

(2)
The figures in paragraph 4(4) were up-rated by article 2 of S.I. 1992/524 and article 2 of S.I. 1993/722 and article 2 of S.I. 1995/581.

(3)
S.I. 1993/722.

(4)
S.I. 1995/581.
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