State Pension Credit (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 come into force

Implementation date: 5 April 2004

The Regulations provide that, where a state pension credit claimant aged 65 or over is awarded housing costs, a change in a non-dependant's circumstances which reduces the award shall take effect 26 weeks after the change occurred. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.