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Income Support (Amendment No. 19) (Jersey) Regulations 2019

Made                                                                                                         16th July 2019

Coming into force                                                                           1st October 2019

THE STATES make these Regulations under Articles 5 and 18 of the Income Support (Jersey) Law 2007[1] –

1        Schedule 1 to the Income Support (Jersey) Regulations 2007 amended

(1)     In this Regulation, a reference to a paragraph by number is to the paragraph of the same number in Schedule 1 to the Income Support (Jersey) Regulations 2007[2].

(2)     For paragraph 2(1) (rates for basic component) there is substituted –

“(1)    The rates payable for the basic components under Article 5(2) of the Law are as follows –

(a)

under Article 5(2)(a) of the Law (adult component rate)

£99.61

(b)

under Article 5(2)(b) of the Law (single parent component rate)

£40.39

(d)

under Article 5(2)(c) of the Law (first child component rate)

£77.98

(e)

under Article 5(2)(ca) of the Law (subsequent child component rate)

£69.23

(f)

under Article 5(2)(d) of the Law (household component rate)

£55.51”.

(3)     Paragraphs 2(2) and 2(3) are deleted.

(4)     For paragraph 4(2) (rates of housing component) there is substituted –

“(2)    The rates payable under this sub-paragraph are –

(a)

in the case of a hostel

£108.22

(b)

in the case of lodgings or a bedsit

£142.52

(c)

in the case of a flat with 1 bedroom

£210.07

(d)

in the case of a flat with 2 bedrooms

£269.01

(e)

in the case of a flat with 3 or more bedrooms

£288.68

(f)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£240.87

(g)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£305.76

(h)

in the case of a house with 3 bedrooms

£357.07

(i)

in the case of a house with 4 bedrooms

£389.20

(j)

in the case of a house with 5 or more bedrooms

£430.85”.

(5)     For paragraph 4(7) there is substituted –

“(7)    The rates payable under this sub-paragraph are –

(a)

in the case of a bedsit or flat with 1 or 2 bedrooms

£6.93

(b)

in the case of a flat with 3 bedrooms

£9.80

(c)

in the case of a flat with 4 or more bedrooms

£13.86

(d)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£6.93

(e)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£9.80

(f)

in the case of a house with 3 or more bedrooms

£13.86”.

(6)     For paragraph 4(13) there is substituted –

“(13)  The rates payable under this sub-paragraph are –

(a)

in the case of a hostel

£108.22

(b)

in the case of lodgings or a bedsit

£135.03

(c)

in the case of a flat with 1 bedroom

£199.15

(d)

in the case of a flat with 2 bedrooms

£254.87

(e)

in the case of a flat with 3 or more bedrooms

£273.49

(f)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£228.13

(g)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£289.80

(h)

in the case of a house with 3 bedrooms

£338.31

(i)

in the case of a house with 4 bedrooms

£368.76

(j)

in the case of a house with 5 or more bedrooms

£408.17”.

(7)     For paragraph 6(3) (personal care element) there is substituted –

“(3)    The rate of personal care element payable in respect of the total score calculated under sub-paragraph (2) is as follows –

(a)

for a score of at least 15 but less than 36

£24.92

(b)

for a score of at least 36 but less than 56

£109.34

(c)

For a score of at least 56

£157.01”.

(8)     For paragraph 7(3) (mobility element) there is substituted –

“(3)    The rate of mobility element of the impairment component is –

(a)     £24.92 if the person’s average weekly earnings do not exceed the amount in clause (b); or

(b)     £49.77.”.

(9)     For paragraph 8(2) (clinical cost element) there is substituted –

“(2)    The rate of clinical cost element of the impairment component is –

(a)     £3.50; or

(b)     if, based on the criteria set out in sub-paragraph (1)(b), the member will need at least 9 consultations with an approved medical practitioner, £7.00.”.

(10)    For paragraph 10(3) (rate for the child day care component) there is substituted –

“(3)    The rates payable under this sub-paragraph are –

(a)

for a child under the age of 3 years

£7.14

(b)

for a child aged 3 years or over

£5.57”.

(11)    In paragraph 12 (rate for the carer’s component) for “£49.84” there is substituted “£50.82”.

2        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Income Support (Amendment No. 19) (Jersey) Regulations 2019 and come into force on 1st October 2019.

L.-M. HART

Deputy Greffier of the States

 




[1] chapter 26.550

[2] chapter 26.550.30


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