The Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 3) Regulations 2009

2009 No. 2343

Social Security

The Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 3) Regulations 2009

Made 26th August 2009

Laid before Parliament 2nd September 2009

Coming into force 1st October 2009

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 30E(1), 171D(2), 171G(2) and 175(1) of, and paragraph 2(3) of Schedule 7 to, the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 19921and sections 3(2)(d) and 17(3)(b) of, and paragraph 10 of Schedule 2 to, the Welfare Reform Act 20072makes the following Regulations:

The Social Security Advisory Committee and the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council have agreed that the proposals in these Regulations should not be referred to them3.

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No.3) Regulations 2009 and shall come into force on 1st October 2009.

S-2 Amendment of the Social Security (General Benefit) Regulations 1982

Amendment of the Social Security (General Benefit) Regulations 1982

2. In regulation 16 of the Social Security (General Benefit) Regulations 19824(earnings level for the purpose of unemployability supplement) for “£4,784” substitute “£4,836”.

S-3 Amendment of the Social Security (Incapacity Benefit) Regulations 1994

Amendment of the Social Security (Incapacity Benefit) Regulations 1994

3. In regulation 8 of the Social Security (Incapacity Benefit) Regulations 19945(limit of earnings from councillor’s allowance) for “£92.00” substitute “£93.00”.

S-4 Amendment of the Social Security (Incapacity for Work) (General) Regulations 1995

Amendment of the Social Security (Incapacity for Work) (General) Regulations 1995

4. In paragraphs (3) and (4) of regulation 17 of the Social Security (Incapacity for Work) (General) Regulations 19956(exempt work) for “£92.00” substitute “£93.00”.

S-5 Amendment of the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 2008

Amendment of the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 2008

5.—(1) The Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 20087are amended as follows.

(2) In paragraphs (3) and (4) of regulation 45 (exempt work) for “£92.00” substitute “£93.00”.

(3) In regulation 76 (1) (deductions for councillor’s allowance) for “£92.00” substitute £93.00”.

(4) In paragraphs 5, 6 and 7 of schedule 7 (sums to be disregarded in the calculation of earnings) for “92.00” substitute “£93.00” each time it appears.

William D.McKenzie

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State

Department for Work and Pensions

26th August 2009

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations further amend—

the Social Security (General Benefit) Regulations 1982,

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