Backdating jobseekers allowance

06 Jan

Section 47 was amended by the Employment Act 1980 (c.42), section 11(3).Part III of the 1978 Act was amended by the Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act 1993, sections 23 and 25, Schedules 2 and 3.1938 c.73; section 10 was amended by section 15 of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1960 (c.61), and that amendment is preserved notwithstanding the repeal of the 1960 Act by section 126(1)(a) of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984 (c.36).

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You must tell us if something changes for you, your partner or those living with you, for example: If you do not tell us about a change and you receive too much Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction, could be prosecuted for benefit fraud. You can tell us about a change in circumstances using our online form.

(2) These Regulations shall come into force on 7th October 1996.

(3) In these Regulations– “the Act" means the Jobseekers Act 1995; “attendance allowance" means– requiring him to provide a signed declaration as referred to in regulation 24(6) or, in the case of a claimant who is not normally required to attend in person, on the day which corresponds with the day of the week specified by the Secretary of State in accordance with regulation 24(10) for the provision of a signed declaration,where the Secretary of State requires attendance otherwise than at regular two weekly intervals, the “benefit week" ends on such day as the Secretary of State may specify in a notice in writing given or sent to the claimant; F8...where the Secretary of State has set a day for payment of a jobseeker’s allowance in respect of a claim, but no notice has yet been given or sent to the claimant in accordance with regulation 23, the “benefit week” means a period of 7 days ending on the day which has been set;for the purpose of calculating any payment of income in accordance with Part VIII, “benefit week" also means the period of 7 days ending on the day before the first day of the benefit week following the date of claim or, as the case may be, the last day on which a jobseeker’s allowance is paid if it is in payment for less than a week;accommodation provided to a person or, if he is a member of a family, to him or any other member of his family, for a charge which is inclusive of the provision of that accommodation and at least some cooked or prepared meals which both are cooked or prepared (by a person other than the person to whom the accommodation is provided or a member of his family) and are consumed in that accommodation or associated premises; or except accommodation provided by a close relative of his or of any other member of his family, or other than on a commercial basis; “Claims and Payments Regulations" means the Social Security (Claims and Payments) Regulations 1987 F10; “close relative" means, except in Parts II, IV and V, a parent, parent-in-law, son, son-in-law, daughter, daughter-in-law, step-parent, step-son, step-daughter, brother, sister, or the spouse of any of the preceding persons or, if that person is one of an unmarried couple, the other member of that couple; “college of further education" means a college of further education within the meaning of Part I of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 F11; “concessionary payment" means a payment made under arrangements made by the Secretary of State with the consent of the Treasury which is charged either to the National Insurance Fund or to a Departmental Expenditure Vote to which payments of benefit under the Act or the Benefits Act are charged; “co-ownership scheme" means a scheme under which a dwelling is let by a housing association and the tenant, or his personal representative, will, under the terms of the tenancy agreement or of the agreement under which he became a member of the association, be entitled, on his ceasing to be a member and subject to any condition stated in either agreement, to a sum calculated by reference directly or indirectly to the value of the dwelling; “couple" means a married or an unmarried couple; “course of advanced education" means– or equivalent, including a course which is of a standard above a general certificate of education (advanced level), a Scottish certificate of education (higher level) or a Scottish certificate of sixth year studies; “course of study" means any course of study, including a course of advanced education and an employment-related course, whether or not it is a sandwich course and whether or not a grant is made for attending or undertaking it and for the purposes of this definition a person who has started a course of study shall be treated as attending or undertaking it, as the case may be, until the last day of the course or such earlier date as he abandoned it or is dismissed from it; “Crown tenant" means a person who occupies a dwelling under a tenancy or licence where the interest of the landlord belongs to Her Majesty in right of the Crown or to a government department or is held in trust for Her Majesty for the purposes of a government department, except (in the case of an interest belonging to Her Majesty in right of the Crown) where the interest is under the management of the Crown Estate Commissioners; “date of claim" means the date on which the claimant makes, or is treated as making, a claim for a jobseeker’s allowance for the purposes of regulation 6 of the Claims and Payments Regulations F12; “disability living allowance" means a disability living allowance under section 71 of the Benefits Act; “disability working allowance" means a disability working allowance under section 129 of the Benefits Act; “dwelling occupied as the home" means the dwelling together with any garage, garden and outbuildings, normally occupied by the claimant as his home including any premises not so occupied which it is impracticable or unreasonable to sell separately, in particular, in Scotland, any croft land on which the dwelling is situated; “earnings" has the meaning specified, in the case of an employed earner, in regulation 98, or in the case of a self-employed earner, in regulation 100; “the Eileen Trust" means the charitable trust of that name established on 29th March 1993 out of funds provided by the Secretary of State for the benefit of persons eligible for payment in accordance with its provisions; “employment-related course" means a course the purpose of which is to assist persons to acquire or enhance skills required for employment, for seeking employment or for a particular occupation; “the " means the Further Education Funding Council for England or the Further Education Funding Council for Wales; “full-time course of advanced education" means a course of advanced education which is taken by a person who is— attending a full-time course of study which is not funded in whole or in part by the FEFC or a full-time course of study F13...

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