The Additional Statutory Paternity Pay (Adoptions from Overseas) Regulations 2010 make provision relating to additional statutory paternity pay in respect of adoptions from overseas, pursuant to the Work and Families Act 2006.
The Additional Statutory Paternity Pay (General) Regulations 2010 introduce an entitlement for employees who are fathers or who are the partners of mothers or adopters, to receive additional statutory paternity pay, pursuant to the Work and Families Act 2006.
The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order (Northern Ireland) 2010 provides for certain social security benefits and other sums to be increased, including the weekly rate of statutory maternity pay, statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay.
The Regulations provide that where a question arises about the effect of the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order (Northern Ireland) 2010 (SI 2010/118) on a benefit already in payment, the altered rate will not apply until that question is determined.
The Regulations prescribe that where a question arises about the effect of the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2010 (SI 2010/793) on a benefit already in payment, the altered rate will not apply until that question is determined by the Secretary of State, the first-tier tribunal or the upper tribunal.
The Regulations extend the scope of the Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay (Persons Abroad and Mariners) Regulations 2002 (SI 2002/2821), to enable certain classes of person to benefit from the provisions in part 12ZA of the Social Security and Contributions Act 1992 that relate to additional paternity pay.
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