The Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Dependency) (Permitted Earnings Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Published: 1999-03-04

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1999 No. 94

SOCIAL SECURITY
The Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Dependency) (Permitted Earnings Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

Made
4th March 1999

Coming into operation
12th April 1999

The Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 171(1) of, and paragraph 4(5) of Schedule 7 to, the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1) and of all other powers enabling it 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 (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation on 12th April 1999.

Increase of earnings limits in respect of dependent children

2.  In paragraph 4(4) of Schedule 7 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1)—

(a)in head (a) for “£140” there shall be substituted “£145”; and

(b)in head (b) for “£18” and “£140” there shall be substituted “£19” and “£145” respectively.

Revocation

3.  The Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Dependency) (Permitted Earnings Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998(2) is hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland on

L.S.
John O'Neill
Assistant Secretary
4th March 1999.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
Where a disablement pension with unemployability supplement is increased in respect of a child or children, and the beneficiary is one of two persons who are spouses residing together or an unmarried couple, paragraph 4(4) of Schedule 7 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 provides that the increase shall not be payable in respect of the first child if the other person’s earnings are £140 a week or more and in respect of a further child for each complete £18 by which the earnings exceed £140. This Order substitutes the amount of £145 for the amount of £140 and the amount of £19 for the amount of £18.
Article 3 contains a revocation consequential upon the coming into operation of this Order.


(1)
1992 c. 7

(2)
Paragraph 4(4) was amended by Article 2 of S.R. 1998 No. 64
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