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Disability (Grants) Act 1993 (c. 14)

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(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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Disability (Grants) Act 1993 (c. 14)

1993 CHAPTER 14

An Act to provide for the making of grants by the Secretary of State and the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland to the Independent Living (Extension) Fund, the Independent Living (1993) Fund and Motability.

[27th May 1993]

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:--

1 Grants to certain organisations concerned with disabled persons

(1) The Secretary of State may make grants to--

(a) the Independent Living (Extension) Fund established by a deed dated 25th February 1993 and made between the Secretary of State for Social Security of the one part and Robin Glover Wendt and John Fletcher Shepherd of the other part,

(b) the Independent Living (1993) Fund established by a deed of the same date made between the same parties, and

(c) Motability (a body corporate constituted by Royal Charter),

for such purposes as the Secretary of State may determine.

(2) Any grant made under this section shall be of such amount, and shall be subject to such conditions, as the Secretary of State may with the consent of the Treasury determine.

(3) Any grants made under this section shall be payable out of money provided by Parliament.

(4) This section shall have effect in its application to Northern Ireland with the following modifications--

(a) for references to the Secretary of State (other than the reference in subsection (1)(a) to the Secretary of State for Social Security) there shall be substituted references to the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland,

(b) in subsection (2), for the reference to the Treasury there shall be substituted a reference to the Department of Finance and Personnel in Northern Ireland, and

(c) in subsection (3), for the reference to money provided by Parliament there shall be substituted a reference to money appropriated by Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

2 Short title and extent

(1) This Act may be cited as the Disability (Grants) Act 1993.

(2) This Act extends to Northern Ireland.

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