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Statutory Instrument 1992 No. 1661

The Education (Assisted Places) (Incidental Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1992

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

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1992 No. 1661

EDUCATION, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Education (Assisted Places) (Incidental Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1992

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Made9th July 1992
Laid before Parliament15th July 1992
Coming into force28th August 1992

    In exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by sections 18 and 35(4) of the Education Act 1980[1], the Secretary of State for Education[[2]], as respects England, and the Secretary of State for Wales, as respects Wales, hereby make the following Regulations:
        1.—(1)  These Regulations may be cited as the Education (Assisted Places) (Incidental Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 and shall come into force on 28th August 1992.

        (2)  These Regulations shall apply in relation to a school year beginning on or after the date mentioned in paragraph (1).

        (3)  In these Regulations a reference to the principal Expenses Regulations is a reference to the Education (Assisted Places) (Incidental Expenses) Regulations 1989[3].
        2.    For paragraphs (3) and (4) of regulation 3 of the principal Expenses Regulations (uniform grants) there shall be substituted the following paragraphs—
      "  (3)  In a pupil's first assisted year, uniform grant shall be payable in the case of an assisted pupil as respects whom the relevant income does not exceed £10,126 and in such case the grant shall be of an amount equal to so much of the clothing expenditure as does not exceed—
        (a) £155, where the relevant income does not exceed £8,890;
        (b) £116, where that income exceeds £8,890 but does not exceed £9,303;
        (c) £76, where that income exceeds £9,303 but does not exceed £9,703;
        (d) £38, where that income exceeds £9,703 but does not exceed £10,126:

        Provided that any uniform grant which would fall to be paid in a pupil's first assisted year may be paid during the period commencing on 28th August 1992 and ending when that year begins.

          (4)  In any subsequent school year, uniform grant shall be payable in the case of an assisted pupil as respects whom the relevant income does not exceed £9,703 and in such case the grant shall be of an amount equal to so much of the clothing expenditure (disregarding expenditure in respect of which a previous grant has been paid) as does not exceed—
        (a) £57, where the relevant income does not exceed £9,056;
        (b) £29, where the income exceeds £9,056 but does not exceed £9,703.".
        3.    In regulation 4(5) of the principal Expenses Regulations (school travel grants) for the sums "£8,727" and "£8,548" there shall be substituted the sums "£9,069" and "£8,890" respectively.



John Patten

Secretary of State for Education [and Science]

9th July 1992

David Hunt

Secretary of State for Wales

9th July 1992






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
    These Regulations amend the Education (Assisted Places) (Incidental Expenses) Regulations 1989. They come into force on 28th August 1992 and apply to a school year beginning on or after that date.
    The means tests for uniform grants and school travel grants are relaxed (regulations 2 and 3).



ISBN 0 11 024661 6




Notes:

[1] 1980 c. 20.

[2] By virtue of article 5 of the Transfer of Functions (Science) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/1296), the Secretary of State for Education and Science is, with effect from 6 July 1992, known by the style and title of "the Secretary of State for Education".

[3] S.I. 1989/1237; amended by S.I. 1990/1547 and 1991/1830.

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