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Statutory Instrument 2002 No. 666

The Relocation Grants (Form of Application) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2002

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

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


2002 No. 666


HOUSING, ENGLAND


The Relocation Grants (Form of Application) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2002

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 Made11th March 2002 
 Coming into force1st April 2002 

The Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 132(3) and (4) and 146(1) and (2) of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996[1] hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation, commencement and interpretation
    1. - (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Relocation Grants (Form of Application) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2002 and shall come into force on 1st April 2002.

    (2) These Regulations extend to England only.

Amendments
    2.The form set out in the Schedule to the Relocation Grants (Form of Application) Regulations 1997[2] is amended as set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.

Application
    3.These Regulations shall not have effect in relation to applications for a grant made before the date on which these Regulations come into force.



Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions


Falconer,
Minister of State, Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions

11th March 2002



SCHEDULE
Regulation 2

    1.At the end of question 4.1, add - 

      " or are both of you receiving (and entitled) to receive a joint-claim jobseeker's allowance?".

    2.In question 4.29 insert the following entries in the appropriate place - 

    (a) "Bereavement Allowance: Ј
        
    Ј
        
    Note 44C";

    (b) "Joint-claim jobseeker's allowance: Ј
        
    Ј
        
    Note 8";

    (c) "Widowed mother's allowance: Ј
        
    Ј
        
    Note 44D";

    (d) "Widowed parent's allowance: Ј
        
    Ј
        
    Note 44D".

    3.After question 4.34B, insert - 

        " 4.34CPlease give details of any payment made to you or your partner to compensate for events which occurred during the Second World War. Note 50F".

    4.In paragraphs (a) and (b) of the Authorisation at the end of Part 4 of the form, after "an income-based jobseeker's allowance" insert "or a joint-claim jobseeker's allowance".

    5.In note 8 - 

    (a) after "replaced Income Support" add "Where both partners qualify for the jobseeker's allowance from 19 March 2001 they should make a "joint claim" for jobseeker's allowance.";

    (b) After "Part 4", in the second place where it occurs, insert "Where a couple are receiving a joint-claim jobseeker's allowance, both members of the couple may complete the authorisation at the end of Part 4."

    6.In the list in the first paragraph of note 43 for "or in the Environment Task Force Option of the New Deal where you are self-employed under the Employment Option of the New Deal made under section 2 of the Employment and Training Act 1973;" substitute ", Environment Task Force Option of the New Deal where you are self-employed under the Employment Option of the New Deal, the Intensive Activity Period programme or the Intensive Activity Period for 50 plus made under section 2 of the Employment and Training Act 1973 or as assistance to support your self-employment".

    7.After note 44B insert - 

        " 44C.Please give the details of any bereavement allowance which you have received in the last 12 months. A bereavement allowance is paid to a person aged over 55 years and under 60 who has been widowed on or after 9th April 2001. The allowance is paid under section 39B of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992.".

    44D.A widowed mother's allowance is paid under section 37 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 and a widowed parent's allowance is paid under section 39A of that Act.".

    8.After note 50E, insert - 

        " 50F.The payments which are disregarded in the calculation of capital are those payable to you or your partner to compensate you, your partner, your deceased spouse or your partner's deceased spouse for having been, during the Second World War, a slave labourer or forced labourer or the parent of a child who has died or for having suffered personal injury or loss of property during that War.".

    9.At the end of note 53, add:

    " You should answer "No" to this question where you are on maternity leave, entitled to statutory maternity pay under section 164 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 or maternity allowance under section 35 of that Act, and the childcare payments are only paid for the child to whom the maternity leave relates.".

    10.In note 55A for "Part 3" substitute "Part 4. Where a couple are receiving joint-claim jobseeker's allowance, both members of the couple may complete the authorisation at the end of Part 4.".



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)


These Regulations amend the Form set out in the Schedule to the Relocation Grants (Form of Application) Regulations 1997, to be used for an application for relocation grant payable under sections 131 to 140 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.

The amendments are consequential on those being made by the Housing Renewal Grants (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/530) to the Housing Renewal Grants Regulations 1996 (S.I. 1996/2890).


Notes:

[1] 1996 c. 53; the functions of the Secretary of State under these sections are, so far as exercisable in relation to Wales, transferred to the National Assembly for Wales by article 2 of and Schedule 1 to the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/672), to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations. For the definition of "prescribed" see section 140(1).back

[2] S.I. 1997/2847, amended by S.I. 1998/810, 1999/1541, 1999/2625, 2000/720, 2001/780 and 2001/2385.back



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