The Housing Benefit (Permitted Totals) Amendment Order 1995

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Published: 1995-12-05

This Statutory Instrument has been made in consequence of a defect in S.I. 1995/1954 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of that Statutory Instrument.
Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 3151

SOCIAL SECURITY
The Housing Benefit (Permitted Totals) Amendment Order 1995

Made
5th December 1995

Laid before Parliament
12th December 1995

Coming into force in accordance with article 1(1)
The Secretary of State for Social Security, in exercise of powers conferred on him by sections 134(12) and 189(1) and (3) to (6) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992(1), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, after consultation with organisations appearing to him to be representative of the authorities concerned(2) hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Housing Benefit (Permitted Totals) Amendment Order 1995 and shall come into force on 2nd January 1996 immediately after the Housing Benefit Order 1995 comes into force.

(2) In this Order—

“the Housing Benefit Order 1995”means the Housing Benefit (Permitted Totals) Order 1995(3).

Amendment of the Housing Benefit Order 1995

2.  Paragraph (3) of article 4 of the Housing Benefit Order 1995 shall be amended by substituting for the words “paragraph (2)”the words “sub-paragraph (2)(a)”.

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

A. J. B. Mitchell
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department of Social Security
5th December 1995

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Housing Benefit (Permitted Totals) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/1954) by substituting a reference to sub-paragraph (2)(a) of regulation 12A of the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations 1987 (S.I. 1987/1971) for a reference to paragraph (2) of that regulation.
This Order does not impose a charge on businesses.


(1)
1992 c. 5. Section 189 was amended by the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14) section 103 and Schedule 9, paragraph 20.

(2)
See section 176(1)(b) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992. Section 176 was amended by the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14), section 103 and Schedule 9, paragraph 23.

(3)
S.I. 1995/1954; amended by S.I. 1995/2793.
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