The Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Amendment Regulations 1997

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Published: 1997-02-13

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 349

SOCIAL SECURITY
The Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Amendment Regulations 1997

Made
13th February 1997

Laid before Parliament
20th February 1997

Coming into force
6th October 1997

The Secretary of State for Social Security, in exercise of powers conferred upon him by sections 75 and 122 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and after agreement by the Social Security Advisory Committee that proposals in respect of these Regulations should not be referred to it(2), hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Amendment Regulations 1997 and shall come into force on 6th October 1997.

Amendment of regulation 3 of the Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Regulations 1991

2.  In regulation 3 of the Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Regulations 1991(3) (age 65 or over)—

(a)in paragraph (1), for the word “, where—” there shall be substituted “if he is a person to whom paragraphs (2) and (3) apply.”; and

(b)sub-paragraphs (a) to (d) of paragraph (1) shall be omitted.

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

A. J. B. Mitchell
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department of Social Security
13th February 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
The Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Regulations 1991 (S.I. 1991/2890) are further amended so that persons over the age of 65 are no longer able to claim disability living allowance.
These Regulations do not impose a charge on business.


(1)
1992 c. 4; section 122 which is an interpretation provision is cited because of the meaning assigned to the word “prescribe”.

(2)
See the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5), section 173(1)(b).

(3)
S.I. 1991/2890. Regulation 3 was amended by S.I. 1993/1939.
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