The Employer’s Contributions Re-imbursement Amendment Regulations 1999

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Published: 1999-02-09

Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 286

SOCIAL SECURITY
The Employer’s Contributions Re-imbursement Amendment Regulations 1999

Made
9th February 1999

Laid before Parliament
15th February 1999

Coming into force
8th March 1999

The Secretary of State for Social Security, in exercise of powers conferred by sections 27(3) and (4), 35(1) and 36(1) and (2) of the Jobseekers Act 1995(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, after agreement by the Social Security Advisory Committee that proposals to make 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 Employer’s Contributions Re-imbursement Amendment Regulations 1999 and shall come into force on 8th March 1999.

Amendment of the Employer’s Contributions Re-imbursement Regulations 1996

2.  In regulations 5(1)(a) and 6(1)(a) of the Employer’s Contributions Re-imbursement Regulations 1996(3) (deductions from employer’s contributions payments and deductions from employer’s contributions payments where a mariner’s earnings are paid for a voyage period respectively) after “13 weeks”, insert “commencing on or before 31st March 1999”.

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

Stephen C. Timms
Minister of State,
Department of Social Security
9th February 1999

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend regulations 5(1)(a) and 6(1)(a) of the Employer’s Contributions Re-imbursement Regulations 1996 to provide that deductions from employer’s contributions pursuant to those regulations may only be made if the employee in question has been employed for a continuous period of at least 13 weeks commencing on or before 31st March 1999.
These Regulations impose no costs on business.


(1)
1995 c. 18. Section 35(1) is cited because of the meaning ascribed to the words “prescribed” and “regulations”.

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

(3)
S.I. 1996/195.
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