Travelling Expenses and Remission of Charges (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Published: 1996-05-21

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1996 No. 209

HEALTH AND PERSONAL SOCIAL SERVICES
Travelling Expenses and Remission of Charges (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made
21st May 1996

Coming into operation
11th June 1996

The Department of Health and Social Services, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Articles 45, 98, 106 and 107(6) of, and paragraph 1(b) of Schedule 15 to, the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972(1) and with the approval of the Department of Finance and Personnel insofar as they relate to the remission of charges, and in conjunction with the Department of Finance and Personnel insofar as they relate to travelling expenses, and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following regulations:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These regulations may be cited as the Travelling Expenses and Remission of Charges (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 11th June 1996.

(2) In these regulations “the principal regulations” means the Travelling Expenses and Remission of Charges Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989(2).

Amendment of Schedule 1 to the principal regulations

2.—(1) Schedule 1 to the principal regulations (calculation of resources) shall be amended in accordance with the following provisions.

(2) In Table A (modifications of provisions of the Income Support (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987(3)) after the entry relating to regulations 54 to 60 there shall be inserted the following entry—

(a)in column (1) the words “Regulation 65”; and

(b)in column (2) the words—

“As if for the words “No part” there were substituted the words “(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, no part”.

“As if the following paragraph was added to the regulation—

“(2) For the purposes of this regulation and paragraph 15 of Schedule 9 “voluntary payment” shall not include any payment made by a person whose income a Minister of the Crown or an education authority—

(a)would take into account in assessing the amount of a student’s grant if an application for it were to be made;

(b)has taken into account in assessing the amount of a student’s grant and which is in excess of contributions as assessed by a Minister of the Crown or an education authority.”.”.”.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services on .

L.S.
Joan Dixon
Assistant Secretary
21st May 1996

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Finance and Personnel insofar as the foregoing Regulations relate to Travelling Expenses on .

L.S.
J. G. Sullivan
Assistant Secretary
21st May 1996

The Department of Finance and Personnel hereby approves the foregoing Regulations insofar as they relate to the Remission of Charges.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Finance and Personnel on .

L.S.
J. G. Sullivan
Assistant Secretary
21st May 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)
These Regulations further amend the Travelling Expenses and Remission of Charges Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989 (“the principal Regulations”), which provide for the remission and repayment of certain charges which would otherwise be payable under the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 and for the payment by the Department of travelling expenses incurred in attending a hospital. Regulation 2 amends the financial disregards applied in calculating student income.


(1)
S.I. 1972/1265 (N.I. 14); the relevant amending Instruments are S.I. 1988/594 (N.I. 2) Article 14(1) and (2)(a) and S.I. 1991/194 (N.I. 1) Article 34 and Part II of Schedule 5

(2)
S.R. 1989 No. 348; relevant amending regulations are S.R. 1991 No. 224, S.R. 1993 No. 161, S.R. 1995 Nos. 138 and 361 and S.R. 1996 No. 107

(3)
S.R. 1987 No. 459
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