Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments No 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 come into force

Implementation date: 22 September 2003

The Regulations amend the Income Support (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987; the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987; and the Jobseeker's Allowance Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 by inserting a definition of 'ERA payment' in the interpretation provisions. The Regulations make provision for ERA payments made under the Employment Retention and Advancement Scheme to be disregarded both in calculation of income other than earnings and as capital. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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