The Housing Renewal Grants (Amendment) (Wales) (No. 2) Regulations 2013

Document Number:2013 No. 3138 (W. 311)
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 29/01/2014
 
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Welsh Statutory Instruments

Housing, Wales

Made

10 December 2013

Laid before Parliament

12 December 2013

Coming into force

29 January 2014

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred upon the Secretary of State by sections 30 , and 146(1) and (2) of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996(1) , transferred to the National Assembly for Wales(2) and now vested in them(3) make the following Regulations.

Title, commencement and application

  1. (1) The title of these Regulations is the Housing Renewal Grants (Amendment) (Wales) (No.2) Regulations 2013 and they come into force on 29 January 2014.

    (2) These Regulations apply in relation to Wales.

    Amendment of the Housing Renewal Grants Regulations 1996

  2. (1) The Housing Renewal Grants Regulations 1996(4) are amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (6).

    (2) In regulation 2(1)(5) (interpretation) at the appropriate place insert—

    ““armed forces independence payment” means armed forces independence payment under the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) Order 2011(6);”.

    (3) In regulation 19 (treatment of child care charges)(7)—

    (a) after paragraph (3)(d)(viii) insert—

    “(ix) armed forces independence payment;”;

    (b) omit “or” at the end of paragraph (8)(b)(iii); and

    (c) after paragraph (8)(b)(iv) insert—

    “; or

    (v) in respect of whom armed forces independence payment is payable.”

    (4) In Schedule 1 (applicable amounts)—

    (a) in paragraph 12(1)(a)(i) (additional condition for the higher pensioner and disability premiums) after “disability living allowance” insert “, armed forces independence payment”;

    (b) in paragraph 13 (severe disability premium)—

    (i) in sub-paragraph (2)(a)(i) after “section 78(3) of the 2012 Act” insert “or armed forces independence payment”;

    (ii) in sub-paragraph (2)(b)(i) after “section 78(3) of the 2012 Act(8)” insert “or armed forces independence payment”; and

    (iii) after sub-paragraph (5)(c) insert—

    “; or

    (d) a person receiving armed forces independence payment”;

    (c) in paragraph 13 A (enhanced disability premium)(9) , after sub-paragraph (c) insert—

    “; or

    (d) armed forces independence payment is payable,”;

    (d) in paragraph 14 (disabled child premium) , after sub-paragraph (1)(d) insert—

    “; or

    (e) is a young person who is in receipt of armed forces independence payment”; and

    (e) in paragraph 15(2)(b) (carer premium)(10) after “section 78(3) of the 2012 Act” insert “or armed forces independence payment”.

    (5) In Schedule 1 A...

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