The Welfare Food (Amendment) Regulations 1998

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Published: 1998-03-11

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 691

FOOD
The Welfare Food (Amendment) Regulations 1998

Made
11th March 1998

Laid before Parliament
16th March 1998

Coming into force
6th April 1998

The Secretary of State for Health in exercise of the powers conferred by section 13(3) and (4) of the Social Security Act 1988(1) and section 175(2) to (5) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(2) and all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Welfare Food (Amendment) Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 6th April 1998.

Amendment of regulation 7 of the Welfare Food Regulations 1996

2.  In regulation 7(1) of the Welfare Food Regulations 1996(3) (purchase of dried milk at a reduced price) for “£3.75” there shall be substituted “£3.85”.

Frank Dobson
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State,
Department of Health
11th March 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend regulation 7 of the Welfare Food Regulations 1996 to increase the price payable for dried milk by a person entitled to purchase it at a reduced price, from £3.75 to £3.85 for 900 grammes per week.


(1)
1988 c. 7. Section 13 was amended by section 21(1) of, and paragraph 8(11) of Schedule 6 to, the Social Security Act 1990 (c. 27).

(2)
1992 c. 4. Section 175(2) to (5) is applied by section 15A of the Social Security Act 1988 which section was inserted by section 21(1) of, and paragraph 8(10) of Schedule 6 to, the Social Security Act 1990 and amended by section 4 of, and paragraph 96 of Schedule 2 to, the Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 (c. 6).

(3)
S.I. 1996/1434. The relevant amending instrument is S.I. 1997/857.
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