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Income Support (Amendment No. 21) (Jersey) Regulations 2021

Made                                                                                                       30th June 2021

Coming into force                                             in accordance with Regulation 4

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

1        Interpretation

In these Regulations, 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        Amendments to take effect to 1st October 2021

(1)     For paragraph 2(1) (rates for basic components) 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)

£100.73

(b)

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

£40.39

(c)

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

£83.02

(d)

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

£70.00

(e)

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

£56.14”.

(2)     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

£109.48

(b)

in the case of lodgings or a bedsit

£144.13

(c)

in the case of a flat with 1 bedroom

£212.45

(d)

in the case of a flat with 2 bedrooms

£272.02

(e)

in the case of a flat with 3 or more bedrooms

£291.90

(f)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£243.53

(g)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£309.19

(h)

in the case of a house with 3 bedrooms

£361.06

(i)

in the case of a house with 4 bedrooms

£393.54

(j)

in the case of a house with 5 or more bedrooms

£435.61”.

(3)     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

£7.07

(b)

in the case of a flat with 3 bedrooms

£9.94

(c)

in the case of a flat with 4 or more bedrooms

£14.07

(d)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£7.07

(e)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£9.94

(f)

in the case of a house with 3 or more bedrooms

£14.07”.

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

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

(a)

in the case of a hostel

£109.48

(b)

in the case of lodgings or a bedsit

£136.57

(c)

in the case of a flat with 1 bedroom

£201.39

(d)

in the case of a flat with 2 bedrooms

£257.74

(e)

in the case of a flat with 3 or more bedrooms

£276.50

(f)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£230.65

(g)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£293.02

(h)

in the case of a house with 3 bedrooms

£342.09

(i)

in the case of a house with 4 bedrooms

£372.82

(j)

in the case of a house with 5 or more bedrooms

£412.72”.

(5)     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

£25.20

(b)

for a score of at least 36 but less than 56

£110.60

(c)

For a score of at least 56

£158.76”.

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

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

(a)     £25.20 if the person’s average weekly earnings do not exceed the amount in clause (b); or

(b)     £50.33.”.

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

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

(a)     £3.57; 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, £7.14.”.

(8)     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

£8.00

(b)

for a child aged 3 years or over

£6.70”.

(9)     In paragraph 12 (rate for the carer’s component) for “£50.82” there is substituted “£51.38”.

3        Amendments to take effect on 1st October 2022

(1)     For paragraph 2(1) (rates for basic components) 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)

£103.39

(b)

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

£40.39

(c)

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

£85.19

(d)

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

£71.82

(e)

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

£57.61”.

(2)     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

£112.35

(b)

in the case of lodgings or a bedsit

£147.91

(c)

in the case of a flat with 1 bedroom

£217.98

(d)

in the case of a flat with 2 bedrooms

£279.16

(e)

in the case of a flat with 3 or more bedrooms

£299.53

(f)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£249.90

(g)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£317.24

(h)

in the case of a house with 3 bedrooms

£370.51

(i)

in the case of a house with 4 bedrooms

£403.83

(j)

in the case of a house with 5 or more bedrooms

£446.95”.

(3)     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

£7.28

(b)

in the case of a flat with 3 bedrooms

£10.22

(c)

in the case of a flat with 4 or more bedrooms

£14.49

(d)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£7.28

(e)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£10.22

(f)

in the case of a house with 3 or more bedrooms

£14.49”.

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

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

(a)

in the case of a hostel

£112.35

(b)

in the case of lodgings or a bedsit

£140.14

(c)

in the case of a flat with 1 bedroom

£206.64

(d)

in the case of a flat with 2 bedrooms

£264.46

(e)

in the case of a flat with 3 or more bedrooms

£283.71

(f)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£236.67

(g)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£300.65

(h)

in the case of a house with 3 bedrooms

£351.05

(i)

in the case of a house with 4 bedrooms

£382.55

(j)

in the case of a house with 5 or more bedrooms

£423.50”.

(5)     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

£25.90

(b)

for a score of at least 36 but less than 56

£113.54

(c)

For a score of at least 56

£162.89”.

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

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

(a)     £25.90 if the person’s average weekly earnings do not exceed the amount in clause (b); or

(b)     £51.66.”.

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

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

(a)     £3.71; 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, £7.42.”.

(8)     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

£8.21

(b)

for a child aged 3 years or over

£6.87”.

(9)     In paragraph 12 (rate for the carer’s component) for “£51.38” there is substituted “£52.78”.

4        Citation and commencement

(1)     These Regulations may be cited as the Income Support (Amendment No. 21) (Jersey) Regulations 2021.

(2)     Regulations 1 and 2 come into force on 1st October 2021.

(3)     Regulation 3 comes into force on 1st October 2022.

 

 




[1]                                     chapter 26.550

[2]                                     chapter 26.550.30


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