Social Security Benefit (Computation of Earnings) Amendment Regulations 1989

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1989/2123

1989No. 2123

SOCIAL SECURITY

The Social Security Benefit (Computation of Earnings) Amendment Regulations 1989

16thNovember1989

17thNovember1989

10thDecember1989

The Secretary of State for Social Security, in exercise of powers conferred by sections 3(2) and (3) and 166 of, and Schedule 20 to, the Social Security Act 1975 ( a) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, after reference to the Social Security Advisory Committee ( b) , hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.-(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Social Security Benefit (Computation of Earnings) Amendment Regulations 1989 and shall come into force on 10th December 1989.

(2) In these Regulations, "the Computation of Earnings Regulations" means the Social Security Benefit (Computation of Earnings) Regulations 1978 ( c) .

Amendment of regulation 3 of the Computation of Earnings Regulations

2.-(1) Regulation 3 of the Computation of Earnings Regulations (payments to be disregarded) shall be amended in accordance with the following provisions of this regulation.

(2) In paragraph (3)-

(a) for the words "For the purposes of regulation 7(1)(g)(i)" there shall be substituted the words "For the purposes of regulation 7(1)(g)(i) and 7(1)(o) ( d) " , and(b) after the words "if earnings for that day exceed £2" , (and within the bracket) there shall be added the words "or if it falls in a week in which total earnings equal or exceed the lower earnings limit" .

(3) After paragraph (4) there shall be added the following paragraphs-

" (5) For the purposes of regulation 7(1)(o) of the Social Security (Unemployment, Sickness and Invalidity Benefit) Regulations 1983 ( e) (days not to be treated as days of unemployment or incapacity for work), earnings shall not be taken into account where they are paid in respect of a day which falls-

(a) 1975 c.14. Schedule 20 is cited for the meaning it ascribes to the words "Prescribe" and "Regulations" .

(b) See the Social Security Act 1980 (c.30) (the 1980 Act), section 10(1). Section 10(1) of the 1980 Act was amended by the Social Security Act 1986 (c.50), Schedule 10, paragraph 98(a).

(c) S.I. 1978/1698; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1979/359 and 1987/606.

(d) Regulation 7(1)(o) was inserted into S.I. 1983/1598 by S.I. 1989/2122.

(e) S.I. 1983/1598; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1984/551, 1986/1011 and 1375, 1987/317, 1988/1674, 1843 and 1989/2122. The...

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