Social Welfare (No. 2) Act 2019

Rates of assistance - supplementary welfare allowance

11. (1) Section 197(3) of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in paragraph (aa) by the substitution of “applied,” for “applied, or”, and

(b) by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph (aa) —

“(ab) is in receipt, in his or her own right, of—

(i) rent supplement payable in accordance with section 198(3),

(ii) housing assistance in accordance with Part 4 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 , or

(iii) social housing support within the meaning of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 , or”.

(2) This section comes into operation on 6 January 2020.