Income Support (Consequential Amendments) (Jersey) Regulations 2007

Made                                                                      10th October 2007

Coming into force                              in accordance with Regulation 7

THE STATES, in pursuance of Article 21(2) of the Income Support (Jersey) Law 2007[1], have made the following Regulations –

1        Amendments to Income Tax (Jersey) Law 1961

In the Income Tax (Jersey) Law 1961[2] –

(a)     in Article 115 –

(i)      for paragraph (j) there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(j)     income support or any special payment payable under the Income Support (Jersey) Law 2007;”;

(ii)      paragraphs (k), (m), (p) and (q) shall be deleted;

(iii)     for the semi-colon at the end of paragraph (o) there shall be substituted a full stop;

(b)     in the heading to Article 130 the words “and family” shall be deleted;

(c)     in Article 130A –

(i)      for the word “allowances” (including in the heading) there shall be substituted the word “allowance”;

(ii)      for the words “and Disability Allowances” there shall be substituted the word “Allowance”.

2        Amendment to Health Insurance (Jersey) Law 1967

In the Health Insurance (Jersey) Law 1967[3] (as it is amended by paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Income Support (Jersey) Law 2007) –

(a)     in Article 1(1) for the definition “Social Security Tribunal” there shall be substituted the following definition –

“ ‘Social Security Tribunal’ means the Tribunal constituted by Order under Article 33A of the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974[4];”;

(b)     in Article 3 the words “and, in the case of a person over compulsory insurance age, makes application in the prescribed manner” shall be deleted;

(c)     in Article 28 –

(i)      in paragraph (2)(c) the words “a determination of a determining officer or” shall be deleted;

(ii)      in paragraph (3) for the words “a Tribunal mentioned in paragraph (2)” there shall be substituted the words “the Social Security Tribunal”.

3        Amendments to Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974

In the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974[5] (as it is amended by paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Income Support (Jersey) Law 2007) –

(a)     in Article 1(1) in the definition “Social Security Tribunal” for the words “constituted under Schedule 4” there shall be substituted the words “constituted by Order under Article 33A”;

(b)     in Article 33 –

(i)      in paragraph (3)(c) the words “a determination of a determining officer or” shall be deleted;

(ii)      in paragraph (4) for the words “a Tribunal mentioned in paragraph (3)” there shall be substituted the words “the Social Security Tribunal”;

(c)     after Article 33 there shall be inserted the following Article –

“33A Social Security Tribunal

(1)     The Minister shall by Order prescribe the constitution of the Social Security Tribunal.

(2)     The Minister may pay to any member of the Social Security Tribunal who exercises any functions under this Law, such remuneration and expenses as the Minister may determine.”;

(d)     Schedule 4 shall be repealed.

4        Amendments to Invalid Care Allowance (Jersey) Law 1978

In the Invalid Care Allowance (Jersey) Law 1978[6] (as it is amended by paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Income Support (Jersey) Law 2007) –

(a)     In Article 1(1) for the definition “Social Security Tribunal” there shall be substituted the following definition –

“ ‘Social Security Tribunal’ means the Tribunal constituted by Order under Article 33A of the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974[7];”;

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

“(2)    In this Article “severely disabled person” means a person who meets the criteria for the rate payable in respect of the personal care element of the impairment component under paragraph 6(3)(c) or (d) of Schedule 1 to the Income Support (Jersey) Regulations 2007[8]”;

(c)     for Article 8 there shall be substituted the following Article –

“8      Determination of claims

(1)     Subject to this Law, provision shall be made by Order –

(a)     for the determination of any claim under this Law by one or more officers appointed by the Minister (to be known as ‘determining officers’); and

(b)     if the person who made the claim is dissatisfied with a first determination, for the matter to be redetermined by a second determining officer.

(2)     Orders under paragraph (1) shall provide for –

(a)     appeals to be made to the Social Security Tribunal;

(b)     the reference to the Royal Court for decision of any question of law arising in connection with the determination of a question by a determining officer or an appeal by the Social Security Tribunal; and

(c)     appeals from the Social Security Tribunal on questions of law to be made to the Royal Court.

(3)     However, the Social Security Tribunal shall not have jurisdiction unless a second determining officer has first reconsidered the matter in accordance with an Order made under paragraph (1)(b).”;

(d)     in Article 12(1) the words “any member of the Medical Appeal Tribunal,” shall be deleted and for the words “either of the said Tribunals” there shall be substituted the words “the Tribunal”.

5        Amendments to the Christmas Bonus (Jersey) Law 1991

In the Christmas Bonus (Jersey) Law 1991[9] –

(a)     in Article 1 –

(i)      the existing text shall be renumbered as paragraph (1);

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

“(2)    For the purposes of this Law, a person who is part of a household –

(a)     in receipt of income support under the Income Support (Jersey) Law 2007[10]; and

(b)     entitled to a component of income support in respect of that person,

is treated as entitled to that component.”;

(b)     in the Schedule –

(i)      for the words “a widow’s allowance, a widowed mother’s allowance, a widowed father’s allowance, a widow’s pension, 100% disablement benefit” there shall be substituted the words “a survivor’s allowance, a survivor’s pension, 100% long term incapacity allowance”;

(ii)      the entries relating to a non-contributory old age pension and a pension under the Accident Insurance Laws shall be deleted;

(iii)     for the entry relating to attendance allowance there shall be substituted the following entry –

“the personal care element of the impairment component at the rate set out in paragraph 6(3)(b), (c) or (d) of Schedule 1 to the Income Support (Jersey) Regulations 2007[11].”;

(iv)     for the words “Invalid Care and Disability Allowances” there shall be substituted the words “Invalid Care Allowance”.

6        Amendments to the Health Insurance (Medical Benefit) (Jersey) Regulations 2005

In the Health Insurance (Medical Benefit) (Jersey) Regulations 2005[12] –

(a)     in Regulation 1 the definitions “1974 Law” and “public holiday” shall be deleted;

(b)     Regulation 3 and the Schedules shall be repealed.

7        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Income Support (Consequential Amendments) (Jersey) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on the same day as Part 2 of the Income Support (Jersey) Law 2007.

m.n. de la haye

Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    L.9/2007

[2]                                    chapter 24.750

[3]                                    chapter 26.500

[4]                                    chapter 26.900

[5]                                    chapter 26.900

[6]                                    chapter 26.600

[7]                                    chapter 26.900

[8]                                    R&O.125/2007

[9]                                    chapter 26.200

[10]                                   L.9/2007

[11]                                   R&O.125/2007

[12]                                   chapter 26.500.18


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