Income Support (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Regulations 2008

Made                                                                            16th July 2008

Coming into force                                                     1st October 2008

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

1        Amendment of Schedule 1 to Regulations

In Schedule 1 to the Income Support (Jersey) Regulations 2007[2] –

(a)     for paragraph 2 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

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

(a)

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

£89.32

(b)

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

£128.94

(c)

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

£60.27

(d)

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

£45.71.”;

 

(b)     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

£72.59

(b)

in the case of lodgings or a bedsit

£104.16

(c)

in the case of a flat with 1 bedroom

£148.82

(d)

in the case of a flat with 2 bedrooms

£187.11

(e)

in the case of a flat with 3 bedrooms

£212.59

(f)

in the case of a flat with 4 bedrooms

£225.40

(g)

in the case of a flat with 5 or more bedrooms

£233.87

(h)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£169.05

(i)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£220.08

(j)

in the case of a house with 3 bedrooms

£245.56

(k)

in the case of a house with 4 bedrooms

£265.72

(l)

in the case of a house with 5 bedrooms

£289.10

(m)

in the case of a house with 6 or more bedrooms

£302.96.”;

 

(c)     for paragraph 4(4) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

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

(a)

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

£5.39

(b)

in the case of a flat with 3 bedrooms

£7.63

(c)

in the case of a flat with 4 or more bedrooms

£10.85

(d)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£5.39

(e)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£7.63

(f)

in the case of a house with 3 or more bedrooms

£10.85.”;

 

(d)     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

£21.77

(b)

for a score of at least 36 but less than 56

£89.32

(c)

for a score of at least 56 where the member of the household is not receiving appropriate residential care

£131.25

(d)

for a score of at least 56 where the member of the household is receiving residential care that is approved by the Minister

£452.90.”;

 

(e)     for paragraph 7(3) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph –

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

(a)     £21.77; or

(b)     £43.54 if the person’s average weekly earnings exceed the amount in this clause.”;

(f)      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)     £2.73; 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, £5.53.”;

(g)     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

£5.58

(b)

for a child aged 3 years or over but under the age of 5 years

£4.37

(c)

for a child aged 5 years or over

£3.14.”;

 

(h)     for paragraph 12 there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

The rate payable in respect of the carer’s component is £44.66.”.

2        Citation and commencement

(1)     These Regulations may be cited as the Income Support (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Regulations 2008.

(2)     These Regulations shall come into force on 1st October 2008.

m.n. de la haye

Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 26.550

[2]                                    chapter 26.550.30


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