Social Security (Contributions) Amendment Regulations 1987

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1987/106

1987 No. 106

SOCIAL SECURITY

The Social Security (Contributions) Amendment Regulations 1987

Made 30th January 1987

Laid before Parliament 6th February 1987

Coming into force 6th April 1987

The Secretary of State for Social Services, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 1 of the Social Security Pensions Act 19751, and section 168(1) of, and Schedule 20 to, the Social Security Act 19752and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following regulations:

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. These regulations, which may be cited as the Social Security (Contributions) Amendment Regulations 1987, amend the Social Security (Contributions) Regulations 19793and shall come into force on 6th April 1987.

S-2 Amendment of regulation 7 of the Social Security (Contributions) Regulations 1979

Amendment of regulation 7 of the Social Security (Contributions) Regulations 1979

2. In regulation 7 of the Social Security (Contributions) Regulations 1979 (lower and upper earnings limits for Class 1 contributions)—

(a) for the words “6th April 1986” there shall be substituted the words “6th April 1987”; and

(b) for “£38” and “£285” there shall be substituted respectively “£39” and “£295”.

John Major

Minister of State,

Department of Health and Social Security

30th January 1987

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations further amend the Social Security (Contributions) Regulations 1979 by increasing the weekly lower and upper earnings limits for Class 1 contributions for the tax year beginning 6th April 1987.


(1) 1975 c. 60; section 1 was amended by section 74(6) of the Social Security Act 1986 (c. 50).
(2) 1975 c. 14; see the Social Security Pensions Act 1975, section 66(2).
(3) S.I.1979/591; the relevant amending instrument is S.I.1985/1726.

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