Income Support (Amendment No. 8) (Jersey) Regulations 2012

Made                                                                            17th July 2012

Coming into force                              in accordance with Regulation 5

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

1        Interpretation

In these Regulations –

Law” means the Income Support (Jersey) Law 2007[2];

Regulations” means the Income Support (Jersey) Regulations 2007[3].

2        Schedule 1 amended – component rates

In Schedule 1 to the Regulations –

(a)     in paragraph 2(d) for the amount “£49.56” there shall be substituted the amount “£51.31”;

(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

£78.96

(b)

in the case of lodgings or a bedsit

£113.26

(c)

in the case of a flat with 1 bedroom

£161.77

(d)

in the case of a flat with 2 bedrooms

£203.49

(e)

in the case of a flat with 3 bedrooms

£231.21

(f)

in the case of a flat with 4 bedrooms

£245.14

(g)

in the case of a flat with 5 or more bedrooms

£254.38

(h)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£183.82

(i)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£239.40

(j)

in the case of a house with 3 bedrooms

£267.05

(k)

in the case of a house with 4 bedrooms

£288.96

(l)

in the case of a house with 5 bedrooms

£314.37

(m)

in the case of a house with 6 or more bedrooms

£392.42.”;

(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

£5.88

(b)

in the case of a flat with 3 bedrooms

£8.33

(c)

in the case of a flat with 4 or more bedrooms

£11.83

(d)

in the case of a house with 1 bedroom

£5.88

(e)

in the case of a house with 2 bedrooms

£8.33

(f)

in the case of a house with 3 or more bedrooms

£11.83.”;

(d)     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)     £3.15; 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, £6.30.”;

(e)     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

£6.27

(b)

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

£4.90

(c)

for a child aged 5 years or over

£4.85.”.

3        Schedule 1 amended – eligibility for certain components

In Schedule 1 to the Regulations –

(a)     after paragraph 1(4) there shall be added the following paragraph –

“(5)    A household is not entitled to a basic component under Article 5(2)(a) or (b) of the Law in respect of any member of the household who has not been ordinarily resident in Jersey for the period prescribed under Article 2(1)(b) of the Law.”;

(b)     after paragraph 5(4) there shall be added the following sub-paragraph –

“(5)    A household is not entitled to an impairment component in relation to any member of the household in respect of whom the household has no entitlement to a basic component under Article 5(2)(a) or (b) of the Law as a consequence of paragraph 1(5).”;

(c)     after paragraph 11(2) there shall be added the following paragraph –

“(3)    A household is not entitled to a carer’s component in respect of any carer while the household is not entitled to a basic component under Article 5(2)(a) or (b) of the Law in respect of the carer as a consequence of paragraph 1(5).”.

4        Transitional arrangement

Despite Regulation 3 a household that made an application for, and was entitled to, a basic component under Article 5(2)(a) or (b) of the Law in respect of any member of the household who has not been ordinarily resident in Jersey for the period prescribed under Article 2(1)(b) of the Law before the coming into force of Regulation 3 shall remain so entitled until 31st December 2012.

5        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Income Support (Amendment No. 8) (Jersey) Regulations 2012 and –

(a)     Regulations 1, 3 and 4 shall come into force on 1st August 2012; and

(b)     Regulation 2 shall come into force on 1st October 2012.

a.h. harris

Deputy Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 26.550

[2]                                    chapter 26.550

[3]                                    chapter 26.550.30


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