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Child Benefit Bill
Schedule 1 — Consequential amendments
Part 2 — Northern Ireland

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      (2)  

In paragraph 1(1), after—

(a)   

“a child”, and

(b)   

“that child”,

           

insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (3)  

In the heading before paragraph 2, after “child” insert “or qualifying young

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person”.

      (4)  

In paragraph 4, after “child”, in both places, insert “or qualifying young

person”.

Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5)

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The Social Security Administration Act 1992 is amended as follows.

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20    (1)  

Section 13 (necessity of application for child benefit) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1C), after “children” insert “or qualifying young persons”.

      (3)  

In subsection (2), after “same child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

21         

In section 73(2)(c) and (5)(c) (overlapping benefits), omit “child or adult”.

22         

In section 80 (child benefit: overlap with benefits under legislation of other

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member States), after “any child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

23         

In section 155(6) (effect of alteration of rates of benefit), after “child” insert

“or qualifying young person”.

24         

In section 157(2) (effect of alteration of rates of child benefit), after “a child”,

in both places, insert “or qualifying young person”.

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25         

In section 158(1) (treatment of excess benefit as paid on account of child

benefit), after—

(a)   

“a child”, and

(b)   

“of the child”, in both places,

           

insert “or qualifying young person”.

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Social Security Act 1998 (c. 14)

26         

In section 18(2) of the Social Security Act 1998 (regulations about decisions),

after—

(a)   

“a child”, and

(b)   

“the child”,

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insert “or qualifying young person”.

Part 2

Northern Ireland

Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 7)

27         

The Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992

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is amended as follows.

28    (1)  

Section 37 (widowed mother’s allowance) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1)(a), after “a child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

 

 

Child Benefit Bill
Schedule 1 — Consequential amendments
Part 2 — Northern Ireland

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      (3)  

In subsection (2), after—

(a)   

“A child”,

(b)   

“the child”, in both places, and

(c)   

“a child”, in both places,

           

insert “or qualifying young person”.

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29    (1)  

Section 39A (widowed parent’s allowance) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (2)(a), after “a child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (3)  

In subsection (3), after—

(a)   

“A child”,

(b)   

“the child”, in both places, and

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(c)   

“a child”, in both places,

           

insert “or qualifying young person”.

30    (1)  

Section 77 (guardian’s allowance) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1), after—

(a)   

“a child”, and

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(b)   

“that child”,

           

insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (3)  

In subsection (2), for “child’s parents”, in each place, substitute “parents of

the child or qualifying young person”.

      (4)  

In subsection (3)—

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(a)   

after “child” insert “or qualifying young person”, and

(b)   

for “child’s parent’s” substitute “parents of the child or qualifying

young person”.

      (5)  

In subsection (4), after “child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (6)  

In subsection (5), after “child”, in both places, insert “or qualifying young

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person”.

      (7)  

In subsection (7), after “child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (8)  

In subsection (8)—

(a)   

after “child”, in both places, insert “or qualifying young person”, and

(b)   

for “a child’s parents” substitute “the parents of a child or qualifying

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young person”.

      (9)  

In subsection (9), after “child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

     (10)  

In subsection (10), after “child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

     (11)  

In subsection (11), after “child”, in both places, insert “or qualifying young

person”.

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31         

In section 82(4) (increase in maternity allowance)—

(a)   

after “nor a child” insert “or qualifying young person”, and

(b)   

for “a child or children” substitute “one or more children or

qualifying young persons”.

32    (1)  

Section 85 (increase in retirement pension) is amended as follows.

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      (2)  

In subsection (2)—

 

 

Child Benefit Bill
Schedule 1 — Consequential amendments
Part 2 — Northern Ireland

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(a)   

after “nor a child” insert “or qualifying young person”, and

(b)   

for “a child or children” substitute “one or more children or

qualifying young persons”.

      (3)  

In the heading, after “children” insert “or qualifying young persons”.

33    (1)  

Section 114 (persons maintaining dependants etc.) is amended as follows.

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      (2)  

In subsection (1), after “child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (3)  

In subsection (3), after “children” insert “or qualifying young persons”.

34    (1)  

Section 121(1) (Parts 1 to 6: interpretation) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

For the definition of “child” substitute—

““child” has the same meaning as in Part 9 of this Act;”.

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      (3)  

Insert at the appropriate place—

““qualifying young person” has the same meaning as in Part 9

of this Act;”.

35    (1)  

Section 139 (child benefit: person responsible for child) is amended as

follows.

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      (2)  

In subsection (1), after “child”, in each place except in the phrase “child

benefit”, insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (3)  

In subsection (2), after “child”, in both places, insert “or qualifying young

person”.

      (4)  

In subsection (3)—

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(a)   

for “child’s” substitute “fact that the child or qualifying young

person is”,

(b)   

in paragraph (a), for “full-time education by attendance at a

recognised educational establishment” substitute “education or

training of a description prescribed by regulations made by the

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Treasury”, and

(c)   

in paragraph (c), omit “being,”.

      (5)  

In subsection (4)—

(a)   

after “any child” and “for the child” insert “or qualifying young

person”, and

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(b)   

for “of the child” substitute “of him”.

      (6)  

In subsection (5), after “child”, in both places, insert “or qualifying young

person”.

      (7)  

In the heading, for “child” substitute “child or qualifying young person”.

36    (1)  

Section 140 (child benefit: exclusions and priority) is amended as follows.

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      (2)  

Omit subsection (1).

      (3)  

In subsection (2), omit “in other cases”.

      (4)  

In subsection (3), after “same child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

37         

In section 141(2) (different rates of child benefit by reference to age of child),

after “child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

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Schedule 1 — Consequential amendments
Part 2 — Northern Ireland

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38    (1)  

Section 141A (entitlement to child benefit after death of child) is amended as

follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1), after—

(a)   

“a child”, and

(b)   

“the child”,

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insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (3)  

In subsection (4), after “a child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (4)  

In the heading, after “child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

39    (1)  

Section 142 (child benefit: presence in Northern Ireland) is amended as

follows.

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      (2)  

In subsection (1), after “a child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (3)  

In subsection (3)—

(a)   

for “a child or other” substitute “any”, and

(b)   

for “this section” substitute “subsection (1) or (2) above”.

40    (1)  

Section 143 (child benefit: interpretation and supplementary) is amended as

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follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1), omit the definition of “recognised educational

establishment”.

      (3)  

In subsection (3), after “child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

41    (1)  

Part 5 of Schedule 4 (rates of industrial injuries benefits) is amended as

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follows.

      (2)  

In paragraphs 1 and 4, in the second column, in paragraph (a), omit “child

or adult”.

      (3)  

In paragraph 12—

(a)   

in the first column, after “children” insert “and qualifying young

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persons”, and

(b)   

in the second column, for “qualifying child” substitute “child or

qualifying young person”.

42    (1)  

Schedule 7 (industrial injuries benefits) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In paragraph 4—

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(a)   

in sub-paragraph (1), for “a child or children” substitute “one or

more children or qualifying young persons”, and

(b)   

in sub-paragraph (4), after “child”, in both places, insert “or

qualifying young person”,

           

and in the heading before that paragraph, after “children” insert “and

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qualifying young persons”.

      (3)  

In paragraph 5(1), after “child”, in each place, insert “or qualifying young

person”.

      (4)  

In paragraph 6(1)—

(a)   

after “nor a child” insert “or qualifying young person”, and

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(b)   

for “a child or children” substitute “one or more children or

qualifying young persons”.

 

 

Child Benefit Bill
Schedule 1 — Consequential amendments
Part 2 — Northern Ireland

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      (5)  

In paragraph 16(2)(a), after “children” insert “or qualifying young persons”.

      (6)  

In paragraph 18—

(a)   

for “a child or children” substitute “one or more children or

qualifying young persons”,

(b)   

after “that child”, in each place, insert “or qualifying young person”,

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and

(c)   

after “those children”, in each place, insert “or qualifying young

persons”,

           

and in the heading before that paragraph, for “Children of deceased’s

substitute “Deceased’s”.

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      (7)  

In paragraph 19, after “child”, in each place, insert “or qualifying young

person”; and in the heading before that paragraph, after “children” insert

and qualifying young persons”.

43    (1)  

Schedule 9 (exclusions from entitlement to child benefit) is amended as

follows.

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      (2)  

In paragraph 1—

(a)   

in sub-paragraph (1), after “a child” and “the child”, and

(b)   

in sub-paragraph (2), after “a child”,

           

insert “or qualifying young person”; and, in the heading before it, after

Children” insert “and qualifying young persons

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      (3)  

Omit paragraph 2 (and the heading before it).

      (4)  

In paragraph 3, after “a child” insert “or qualifying young person”; and, in

the heading before it, after “Children” insert “and qualifying young persons”.

44    (1)  

Schedule 10 (priority between persons entitled to child benefit) is amended

as follows.

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      (2)  

In paragraph 1(1), after—

(a)   

“a child”, and

(b)   

“that child”,

           

insert “or qualifying young person”.

      (3)  

In the heading before paragraph 2, after “child” insert “or qualifying young

30

person”.

      (4)  

In paragraph 4, after “child”, in both places, insert “or qualifying young

person”.

Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 8)

45         

The Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 is amended

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as follows.

46    (1)  

Section 11 (necessity of application for child benefit) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1C), after “children” insert “or qualifying young persons”.

      (3)  

In subsection (2), after “same child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

47         

In section 71(2)(c) and (5)(c) (overlapping benefits), omit “child or adult”.

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Child Benefit Bill
Schedule 2 — Repeals
Part 1 — Great Britain

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48         

In section 76 (child benefit: overlap with benefits under legislation of other

member States), after “any child” insert “or qualifying young person”.

49         

In section 135(6) (effect of alteration of rates of benefit), after “child” insert

“or qualifying young person”.

50         

In section 137(2) (effect of alteration of rates of child benefit), after “a child”,

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in both places, insert “or qualifying young person”.

51         

In section 138(1) (treatment of excess benefit as paid on account of child

benefit), after—

(a)   

“a child”, and

(b)   

“of the child”, in both places,

10

           

insert “or qualifying young person”.

Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1506 (N.I. 10))

52         

In Article 18(2) of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

(regulations about decisions), after—

(a)   

“a child”, and

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(b)   

“the child”,

           

insert “or qualifying young person”.

Schedule 2

Section 3

 

Repeals

Part 1

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Great Britain

 

Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Social Security Contributions

In section 143(3)(c), the word “being,”.

 
 

and Benefits Act 1992 (c. 4)

In section 144, subsection (1) and, in subsection

 
  

(2), the words “in other cases”.

 

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In section 147(1), the definition of “recognised

 
  

educational establishment”.

 
  

In Schedule 4, in Part 5, in paragraphs 1 and 4,

 
  

in the second column, in paragraph (a), the

 
  

words “child or adult”.

 

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In Schedule 9, paragraph 2 (and the heading

 
  

before it).

 
 

Social Security Administration

In section 73(2)(c) and (5)(c), the words “child or

 
 

Act 1992 (c. 5)

adult”.

 
 

Tax Credits Act 2002 (c. 21)

In section 49(1)(b), the words “section 142(1)(c)

 

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and (2) and”.

 
 

 

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Schedule 2 — Repeals
Part 2 — Northern Ireland

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Part 2

Northern Ireland

 

Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Social Security Contributions

In section 139(3)(c), the word “being,”.

 
 

and Benefits (Northern

In section 140, subsection (1) and, in subsection

 

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Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 7)

(2), the words “in other cases”.

 
  

In section 143(1), the definition of “recognised

 
  

educational establishment”.

 
  

In Schedule 4, in Part 5, in paragraphs 1 and 4,

 
  

in the second column, in paragraph (a), the

 

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words “child or adult”.

 
  

In Schedule 9, paragraph 2 (and the heading

 
  

before it).

 
 

Social Security Administration

In section 71(2)(c) and (5)(c), the words “child or

 
 

(Northern Ireland) Act 1992

adult”.

 

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(c. 8)

  
 

Tax Credits Act 2002 (c. 21)

In section 49(2)(b), the words “section 138(1)(c)

 
  

and (2) and”.

 
 

 

 
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