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Date of payment of benefit
NC11To move the following Clause:
'.In section 5(1)(k) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992, at the end, there shall be inserted
Effect of parental leave on contributory benefit entitlement
NC12To move the following Clause:
'.(1) In paragraph 2 of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 (contribution conditions for short-term incapacity benefit), at beginning there shall be inserted
(2) After paragraph 2 of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992, there shall be inserted
"(2A) A person shall be taken to satisfy the contribution conditions for short-term incapacity benefit mentioned in subparagraph 2 above if, throughout the last two complete tax years before the relevant benefit year, he has been precluded from employment by responsibilities at home.".'.
Abolishing preserved rights to income support
NC13To move the following Clause:
'Section 43 of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 shall cease to have effect.'.
Enhancement of the state personal pension
Mr David Willetts
NC14To move the following Clause:
'.(1) A Person shall be entitled to one extra year's accrual of State Second Pension
(2) The accrual to which a person is entitled under subsection (1) above shall be at the Stage 2 flat rate of the State Second Pension.'.
Publicity and the state second pension
Mr David Willetts
NC17To move the following Clause:
'.(1) The provisions of Part II of the Act shall not come into force until such time as the Secretary of State shall have published in the London Gazette a statement containing estimates prepared by the Government Actuary's Department detailing the numbers of persons for whom
is likely to be suitable.
(2) The statement under subsection (1) above shall be made immediately upon the introduction of Stage 1 of the State Second Pension.
(3) The Secretary of State shall, by regulations laid before Parliament on the day this Act receives Royal Assent, provide for the monitoring of stakeholder pensions by the Financial Services Authority and the Government Actuary's Department.
(4) The Secretary of State shall, before authorising a move to Stage 2 of the State Second Pension, consult with:
regarding the financial and any other implications of the implementation of Stage 2.
(5) The Secretary of State shall, by regulations, set down the manner in which those representatives cited in subsection (4)(c) above shall be selected; and the regulations shall have effect from the day on which this Act receives Royal Assent.
(6) The Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament a report of the consultation carried out under subsection (4) above, including but not limited to
Concurrency of pensions, rebates and extra monies
Mr David Willetts
NC18To move the following Clause:
'.(1) A person shall be able to hold both a stakeholder pension and an occupational pension concurrently and without financial penalty.
(2) Any rebates or extra monies that may be payable to a person, and which are greater for Stage 1 of the State Second Pension than for SERPS, shall be paid into a stakeholder pension.'.
Use of rebates and extra monies
NC19To move the following Clause:
'.( ) Where rebates or extra monies are payable they shall be applied as follows
8*Page 1, line 8 [Clause 1], after 'Act")',' insert
'(1) for section 1(2) (duty to maintain) there shall be substituted:
"1.(2) 'For the purposes of this Act, a non-resident parent shall be taken to have met his responsibility to maintain any qualifying child of his
(3) The Order referred to in subsection 2(b) shall be an order for periodical payments to the child made under section 23(1)(d) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 or paragraph 1(2)(a) or (b) of Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989.
(4) The circumstances referred to in subsection 2(b) are that
(5) Where the court makes an order as set out in subsection (3) and the conditions of subsection (4) are met, any calculation under this Act shall be discharged and the Secretary of State shall not exercise any of his powers under this Act.
10*Page 2, line 43 [Clause 1], at end insert
'(2A) for subsection 55(1)(a) and (b) of the 1991 Act there shall be substituted
1*Page 3, line 1, leave out Clause 2.
9*Page 3, line 9 [Clause 2], at end add
'(4) in Section 8(3) of the 1991 Act the words "vary or" shall be deleted where they appear after the words "it would otherwise have to make,".'.
7*Page 59, line 29 [Clause 57], leave out to end of line 15 on page 65.
2*Page 83, line 35 [Schedule 1], leave out sub-paragraph 4(1) and insert
'4.(1) Except in a case falling within sub-paragraph (2), a flat rate of £5 is payable if the nil rate does not apply and the non-resident parent's net weekly income is £100 or less.'.
3*Page 84, line 3 [Schedule 1], leave out sub-paragraph 4(2)(c).
4*Page 84, line 5 [Schedule 1], leave out sub-paragraph 4(3).
5*Page 84, line 11 [Schedule 1], at end insert '; or
(2) The benefits, pensions and allowances which may be prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 5(1)(d) include ones paid to the non-resident parent under the law of a place outside the United Kingdom.'.
6*Page 94, line 38 [Schedule 4], at end insert
'(9) If the application of the above percentages should produce an entitlement to additional pension such that a person entitled to a full basic pension and a full additional pension on reaching pensionable age would be expected to have recourse to Income Support within 15 years of pensionable age, there shall be inserted instead of '40' in Table 1 and Table 2 the lowest such percentage as would be required to ensure that he did not become entitled to Income Support within 15 years of reaching pensionable age.'.
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