The Guardianâs Allowance Up-rating Order 2011
|Document Number:||2011 No. 1029|
|Coming into force:||Coming into force on the 05/04/2011|
30 th March 2011
Coming into force
11 th April 2011
Following a review in the tax year ending with 5 th April 2011 of the sums specified in section 150(1)(a)(i) and (i) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992(1) (rates of benefits, etc.) the Treasury have determined that the general level of prices in Great Britain was greater at the end of the period under review than it was at the beginning.
A draft of this Order has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament in accordance with sections 150(2) and 190(1)(a) of that Act.
Accordingly, the Treasury make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 150(9) and 189(4) of that Act and now vested in them(2).
Citation and commencement
This Order may be cited as the Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Order 2011 and comes into force on 11 th April 2011.
Amendment of Schedule 4 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992
In paragraph 5 of Part 3 of Schedule 4 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(3) (weekly rate of guardian’s allowance) for “£14.30” substitute “£14.75”.
In regulation 2(1) of the Child Benefit (Rates) Regulations 2006(4)—
(a) in sub-paragraph (a) , “£20.30” remains unchanged; and
(b) in sub-paragraph (b) , “£13.40” remains unchanged.
Two of the Lords Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Treasury
30 th March 2011
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order is made by the Treasury following a review of the general level of prices conducted by them under section 150 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c.5) in the tax year ending 5 th April 2011.
The weekly rate of guardian’s allowance was last amended by the Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/978).
Article 2 increases the weekly rate of guardian’s allowance prescribed by paragraph 5 of Part 3 of Schedule 4 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (c.4) from £14.30 to £14.75 with effect from 11 th April 2011.
Article 3 states that no change is made in relation to the rates of child benefit which were inserted into regulation 2(1) of the Child Benefit (Rates) Regulations 2006 (S.I. 2006/965) by the Child Benefit Up-rating Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/982). The statement is required by virtue of section 150(2)(c) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992.
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