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Family Allowances Ordinance, 2017

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The Family Allowances Ordinance, 2017
 
THE STATES, in pursuance of their Resolution of the 8th November, 2017[a], and in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by sections 1 and 3 of, and paragraph 1 of the Schedule to, the Family Allowances (Guernsey) Law, 1950 as amended[b] and all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby order:-
 
Amount of allowance.
1.      The amount of allowance referred to in section 1(1) of the Family Allowances (Guernsey) Law, 1950, as amended ("the Law of 1950") in respect of each child in the family shall be at the rate of £13.90 a week.
 
Amount as to contribution to the cost of providing for a child.
2.      The amount in respect of the contribution to the cost of providing for a child referred to in -
 
(a)      section 3(2) of the Law of 1950 shall be at the rate of £13.90 a week or more, and
 
(b)      the proviso to paragraph 1(1) of the Schedule to the Law of 1950 shall be at the rate of £13.90 a week.
 
 
 
Interpretation.
3.      The Interpretation (Guernsey) Law, 1948[c] shall apply to the interpretation of this Ordinance throughout the Islands of Guernsey, Alderney, Herm and Jethou.
 
Repeal.
4.      The Family Allowances Ordinance, 2016[d] is repealed.
 
Citation.
5.      This Ordinance may be cited as the Family Allowances Ordinance, 2017.
 
Extent.
6.      This Ordinance shall have effect in the Islands of Guernsey, Alderney, Herm and Jethou.
 
Commencement.
7.      This Ordinance shall come into force on the 1st January, 2018.
 
 
 
 
 
 

[a]

Article II of Billet d'État No. XXI of 2017.

[b]

Ordres en Conseil Vol. XIV, p. 332; amended by Ordres en Conseil Vol. XV, p. 212 ; Vol. XVI, p. 280; Vol. XVIII, p. 367; Vol. XIX, p. 286; Vol. XX, pp. 11, 59 and 63; Vol. XXI, p. 34; Vol. XXII, p. 318; Vol XXIII, pp. 3 and 238; Vol XXVI, pp. 150 and 292; Vol XXXVIII, P. 406; Vol XXXI, p. 278; Vol. XXXIX, p. 107; Order in Council No. III of 2001; No. IV of 2014; Recueil d’Ordonnances Tome XXI, p. 460; Tome XXVI, p. 177; Ordinance No. XXXIII of 2003; No. VII of 2010; No. XLII of 2012; Nos. IX and XXXVII of 2016; No. XIII of 2017; and G.S.I. No. 7 of 1971.

[c]

Ordres en Conseil Vol. XIII, p. 355.

[d]

Ordinance No. XXXVII of 2016.