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Social Security (Amendment of Law No. 11) (Jersey) Regulations 2019

Made                                                                                              2nd December 2019

Coming into force                                                                           1st January 2020

THE STATES make these Regulations under Article 50 of the Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974[1] –

1        Amendment of Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974

The Social Security (Jersey) Law 1974[2] is amended in accordance with Regulations 2 to 6 and a reference to an Article, paragraph or Schedule by number only and without further identification is a reference to the Article, paragraph or Schedule of that number in that Law.

2        Article 9A (contributions by States to supplementation) amended

(1)     In Article 9A(1) for “2013” there is substituted “2019”.

(2)     In Article 9A(2) for “(A – B) x (1 + C) 2” there is substituted “(A – 0.8B) x (1 + C) 2”.

(3)     In Article 9A(3) for “B” there is substituted “0.8B”.

(4)     For Article 9A(4) there is substituted –

“(4)    Despite paragraphs (2) and (3) –

(a)     the annual amount to be paid for each of the years 2019, 2020 and 2021 is £65,300,000; and

(b)     the annual amount to be paid for the year 2022 is £76,140,000.”.

3        Schedule 1A (class 1 factors and contribution rates) amended

In Schedule 1A –

(a)     in paragraph 2(1)(c) for “£12,500” there is substituted “£20,800”;

(b)     in paragraph 2(3) for “2013” there is substituted “2021”;

(c)     in paragraph 3(2)(c) for “2%” there is substituted “2.5%”.

4        Schedule 1B (class 2 factors and contribution rates) amended

In Schedule 1B –

(a)     in paragraph 2(1)(c) for “£12,500” there is substituted “£20,800”;

(b)     in paragraph 2(3) for “2013” there is substituted “2021”;

(c)     in paragraph 3(c) for “2%” there is substituted “2.5%”;

(d)     in paragraph 4(1)(c) for “2%” there is substituted “2.5%”.

5        Schedule 1C (long-term care factors and contribution rates) amended

In Schedule 1C, for paragraph 3(6), there is substituted –

“(6)    In this paragraph, the LTC percentage is –

(a)     for 2019, 1%;

(b)     for 2020 and ensuing years, 1.5%.”.

6        Schedule 1D (collection of LTC contributions) amended

In Schedule 1D –

(a)     for paragraph 2A(2)(a) there is substituted –

“(a)    the upper annual income limit were references to that limit for the payment year; and”;

(b)     in paragraph 4(5) –

(i)      for “Article 41C(8) of the 1961 Law”, there is substituted “Article 41C(9A) of the 1961 Law which has been agreed by the Comptroller under Article 41C(9B) of that Law”,

(ii)      for “Article 41C(8)(b) of the 1961 Law”, there is substituted “Article 41C(9A) of the 1961 Law and agreed by the Comptroller under Article 41C(9B) of that Law”;

(c)     in paragraph 4A(2) for “10%”, there is substituted “0%”.

7        Citation and commencement

These Regulations may be cited as the Social Security (Amendment of Law No. 11) (Jersey) Regulations 2019 and come into force on 1st January 2020.

DR. M. EGAN

Greffier of the States

 




[1]                                     chapter 26.900

[2]                                     chapter 26.900


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