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Name: Income-related Benefits Schemes and Social Security (Recoupment) Amendment Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 1175 of 1991)
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1992-05-10
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 12 p.
ISN: GBR-1992-R-27707
Bibliography: Printed separately, 12 p.
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Community Charge Benefits (General) Regulations 1989, the Family Credit (General) Regulations 1987, the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations 1987 and the Income Support (General) Regulations 1987 to provide that in calculating a claimant's income and capital for determining his entitlement to those benefits, payments made under the Macfarlane (Special Payments) (No. 2) Trust to haemophiliacs and other beneficiaries are to be disregarded, and to provide that certain sums which derive from payments under that Trust, the Macfarlane Trust, or the Macfarlane (Special Payments) Trust are to be disregarded. The Social Security (Recoupment) Regulations 1990 are also amended to exempt payments made from the Macfarlane (Special Payments) (No. 2) Trust from the effects of section 22 of the Social Security Act 1989 (recovery from damages etc. of sums equivalent to benefit).
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