Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1999 No. 232
The Social Security (Overlapping Benefits) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999
14th May 1999
Coming into operation in accordance with regulation 1
The Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by sections 71(1)(a) and 165(1) and (3) to (5) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Social Security (Overlapping Benefits) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation for the purposes of—
(a)regulation 1 on 17th May 1999;
(i)where guardian’s allowance is payable (other than where the Department has arranged for the allowance to be payable on a Monday), on 18th May 1999,
(ii)where the weekly rate of incapacity benefit or severe disablement allowance is increased in respect of a child or children, on 20th May 1999, and
(iii)for all other purposes on 17th May 1999.
Amendment of the Social Security (Overlapping Benefits) Regulations
2. In regulation 8(2) of the Social Security (Overlapping Benefits) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979(2) (child benefit) for “£0.75” in both places where it occurs there shall be substituted “£3.35”.
Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland on
14th May 1999.
(This note is not part of the Regulations.)
These Regulations further amend the Social Security (Overlapping Benefits) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1979 by altering the amount of the adjustments of benefits payable under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992.
These Regulations make in relation to Northern Ireland only provision corresponding to provision contained in Regulations made by the Secretary of State for Social Security in relation to Great Britain and accordingly, by virtue of section 149(3) of, and paragraph 10 of Schedule 5 to, the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) 1992 are not subject to the requirement of section 149(2) of that Act for prior reference to the Social Security Advisory Committee.
1992 c. 8; section 71(1) was amended by paragraph 32(2) of Schedule 2 to the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/2705 (N.I. 15)) and section 165(1) was amended by paragraph 49(2) of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/671)
S.R. 1979 No. 242; relevant amending regulations are S.R. 1991 No. 88, S.R. 1992 No. 116, S.R. 1996 No. 288 and S.R. 1999 No. 137