Social Welfare (No. 2) Act 2019

Rates of assistance - jobseeker’s allowance

6. (1) Section 142A(4) of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in paragraph (c), by the deletion of “or”,

(b) in sub-clause (III) of clause (ii) of paragraph (d) by the substitution of “ Child Care Act 1991 , or” for “ Child Care Act 1991 .”, and

(c) by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph (d):

“(e) a claimant 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 .”.

(2) This section comes into operation on 1 January 2020.