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Social Security (Amendment of Law - Minimum Earnings Threshold) (No. 2) (Jersey) Regulations 2022

Made                                                                                                 9th February 2022

Coming into force                                                                      16th February 2022

THE STATES make these Regulations under Articles 50 and 51 of the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974 –

1        Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974 amended

Regulations 2 and 3 amend the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974.

2        Article 5 (Class 1 Contributions) amended

For Article 5(3A) there is substituted –

“(3A) The Class 1 minimum earnings threshold is the amount determined in accordance with Schedule 1A.”.

3        Schedule 1A (Class 1 factors and contribution rates) amended

(1)     Schedule 1A is amended as follows.

(2)     In the heading –

(a)     for “Articles 5(4)” there is substituted “Articles 5(3A) and (4)”;

(b)     after “CLASS 1” there is inserted “MINIMUM EARNINGS THRESHOLD,”.

(3)     Before paragraph 1 there is inserted –

“A1   Class 1 minimum earnings threshold

(1)     The Class 1 minimum earnings threshold is £438.

(2)     On 1st January in 2023 and every subsequent year, the amount in sub-paragraph (1) is to be increased or decreased, as the case requires, by the percentage rise or fall in the minimum wage during the period of 12 months beginning with 2nd January in the preceding year.

(3)     “Minimum wage” means the amount prescribed under Article 16(3) of the Employment (Jersey) Law 2003.”.

4        Social Security (Class 1 Minimum Earnings Threshold) (Jersey) Order 2021 repealed

The Social Security (Class 1 Minimum Earnings Threshold) (Jersey) Order 2021 is repealed.

5        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Social Security (Amendment of Law – Minimum Earnings Threshold) (No. 2) (Jersey) Regulations 2022 and come into force 7 days after they are made.

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