Income Support (Amendment No. 18) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

Made                                                                            10th July 2018

Coming into force                              in accordance with Regulation 3

THE STATES, in pursuance of Articles 5 and 18 of the Income Support (Jersey) Law 2007[1], have made the following Regulations –

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)     In paragraph 2(1) –

(a)     for clause (a) there shall be substituted the following clause –

 

“(a)

under Article 5(2)(a) (adult component rate)

£97.72”;

(b)     for clause (d), (e) and (f) there shall be substituted the following clauses –

 

“(d)

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

£67.90

(e)

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

£67.90

(f)

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

£54.46”.

(2)     For paragraph 4(2) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

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

(a)

in the case of a hostel

£106.19

(b)

in the case of lodgings or a bedsit

£139.86

(c)

in the case of a flat with 1 bedroom

£206.15

(d)

in the case of a flat with 2 bedrooms

£263.97

(e)

in the case of a flat with 3 or more bedrooms

£283.29

(f)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£236.32

(g)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£300.02

(h)

in the case of a house with 3 bedrooms

£350.35

(i)

in the case of a house with 4 bedrooms

£381.92

(j)

in the case of a house with 5 or more bedrooms

£422.80.”.

(3)     For paragraph 4(7) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

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

(a)

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

£6.79

(b)

in the case of a flat with 3 bedrooms

£9.59

(c)

in the case of a flat with 4 or more bedrooms

£13.58

(d)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£6.79

(e)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£9.59

(f)

in the case of a house with 3 or more bedrooms

£13.58.”.

(4)     For paragraph 4(13) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

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

(a)

in the case of a hostel

£106.19

(b)

in the case of lodgings or a bedsit

£132.51

(c)

in the case of a flat with 1 bedroom

£195.37

(d)

in the case of a flat with 2 bedrooms

£250.11

(e)

in the case of a flat with 3 or more bedrooms

£268.38

(f)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£223.86

(g)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£284.34

(h)

in the case of a house with 3 bedrooms

£331.94

(i)

in the case of a house with 4 bedrooms

£361.83

(j)

in the case of a house with 5 or more bedrooms

£400.54.”.

(5)     For paragraph 6(3) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

“(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

£24.43

(b)

for a score of at least 36 but less than 56

£107.24

(c)

For a score of at least 56

£154.07.”.

(6)     For paragraph 7(3) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

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

(a)     £24.43; or

(b)     £48.79 if the person’s average weekly earnings exceed the amount in this clause.”.

(7)     For paragraph 8(2) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

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

(a)     £3.43; 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, £6.86.”.

(8)     For paragraph 10(3) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

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

(a)

for a child under the age of 3 years

£7.00

(b)

for a child aged 3 years or over

£5.46.”.

(9)     For paragraph 12 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“12    Rate for the carer’s component

The rate payable in respect of the carer’s component is £49.84.”.

2        Additional increase to first child component rate

In paragraph 2(1) for clause (d) there shall be substituted the following clause –

 

“(d)

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

£72.94;”.

3        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Income Support (Amendment No. 18) (Jersey) Regulations 2018 and shall come into force –

(a)     except for Regulation 2, on 1st October 2018;

(b)     in the case of Regulation 2, on 1st January 2019.

dr. m. egan

Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 26.550

[2]                                    chapter 26.550.30


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