Welfare Reform Bill (HC Bill 197)

(6) Where regulations under this Part provide for an amount for the purposes of

an award (or a reduction from an award), the amount may be different in

40relation to different descriptions of person, and in particular may depend on—

(a) whether the person is a single person or a member of a couple;

(b) the age of the person.

(7) Regulations under section 11(4) or 12(3) which provide for the determination

or calculation of an amount may make different provision for different areas.