The Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Dependency) (Permitted Earnings Limits) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-03-04

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 577

SOCIAL SECURITY
The Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Dependency) (Permitted Earnings Limits) Order 1997

Made
4th March 1997

Laid before Parliament
10th March 1997

Coming into force
1st April 1997

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 1997 and shall come into force on 1st April 1997.

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, in paragraphs (a) and (b) of sub-paragraph (4) for the amount of £130 there shall be substituted on each occasion the amount of £135.

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

Alistair Burt
Minister of State,
Department of Social Security
4th March 1997

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 a 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 £130 a week or more and in respect of a further child for each complete £17 by which the earnings exceed £130. This Order substitutes the amount of £135 for the amount of £130. The amount of £17 remains unchanged.
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, article 2 of S.I. 1993/722, article 2 of S.I. 1995/581 and article 2 of S.I. 1996/671.
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