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Name: Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 1995 (No. 626 of 1995)
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1995-03-08
Entry into force:
Published on: Statutory Instruments, 11 p.
ISN: GBR-1995-R-40097
Bibliography: Statutory Instruments, 11 p.
Abstract/Citation: Amendments consequential on the coming into force of the Social Security (Incapacity for Work) Act 1994, which replaces sickness and invalidity benefits with the incapacity benefit, and provides for a new test of incapacity for work. In particular, they extend the qualifying period for the disability premium on grounds of incapacity for work from 28 weeks to 364 days, except for claimants who are terminally ill.
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