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The Supplementary Benefit (Implementation) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017
 
THE STATES, in pursuance of their Resolution of the 8th November, 2017[a], and in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 3(2) and 15 of the Supplementary Benefit (Guernsey) Law, 1971[b], and all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby order:-
 
Amendment of Ordinance.
1.      The Supplementary Benefit (Implementation) Ordinance, 1971[c] ("the Ordinance") is amended as follows.
 
2.      For the numbered Tables set out in the appendix to the First Schedule to the Ordinance, substitute the numbered Tables set out in the Schedule to this Ordinance.
 
Interpretation.
3.      (1)      In this Ordinance -
 
"enactment" includes a Law, an Ordinance and any subordinate legislation and includes any provision or portion of a Law, an Ordinance or any subordinate legislation,
 
"subordinate legislation" means any regulation, rule, order, rule of court, resolution, scheme, byelaw or other instrument made under any statutory, customary or inherent power and having legislative effect, but does not include an Ordinance.
 
(2)      Any reference in this Ordinance to an enactment is a reference thereto as from time to time amended, re-enacted (with or without modification), extended or applied.
 
Extent.
4.      This Ordinance has effect in the islands of Guernsey, Alderney, Herm and Jethou.
 
Citation.
5.      This Ordinance may be cited as the Supplementary Benefit (Implementation) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017.
 
Commencement.
6.      This Ordinance shall come into force on the 5th January, 2018.
 
 
Section 2
SCHEDULE
 
             "Table 1 (Paragraph 3)
 
Limitation of weekly benefit payable as from the week commencing
5th January 2018
 
Community
Residential home
Nursing Home, etc
Personal Allowance
UK Personal Allowance
£670.00
£549.00
£787.00
£31.41
£52.91
 
Table 2 (Paragraph 5(1))
 
Short-term Weekly Requirements as from week commencing
5th January 2018
 
Description
Amount
Married couple or other persons falling within
paragraph 2(1) ("Couple")
£203.63
Person not falling within paragraph 2(1) who is directly responsible for household necessities and rent (if any) ("Single householder")
£141.42
Person who is not a householder ("Non-householder") -
 
Aged 18 years or over:
£107.66
Aged 16 years but less than 18:
£73.26
Member of a household -
 
Aged 18 years or over:
£107.66
Aged 16 years but less than 18:
£91.42
Aged 12 years but less than 16:
£56.63
Aged 5 years but less than 12:
£41.13
Aged less than 5 years:
£29.95
 
 
                        Table 3 (Paragraph 5(2))
 
Long-term Weekly Requirements as from week commencing
5th January 2018
 
Description
Amount
Married couple or other persons falling within
paragraph 2(1) ("Couple")
£258.28
Person not falling within paragraph 2(1) who is directly responsible for household necessities and rent (if any) ("Single householder")
£178.69
Person who is not a householder ("Non-householder") -
 
Aged 18 years or over:
£138.71
Aged 16 years but less than 18:
£75.31
Member of a household -
 
Aged 18 years or over:
£138.71
Aged 16 years but less than 18:
£117.49
Aged 12 years but less than 16:
£72.69
Aged 5 years but less than 12:
£52.70
Aged less than 5 years:
£38.84"
 

[a]

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

[b]

Ordres en Conseil Vol. XXIII, p. 26; amended by Vol. XXXIX, p. 107; Ordinance No. IX of 2016; modified in relation to Alderney by Recueil d'Ordonnances Tome XVII, p. 168. There are other amendments not relevant to this Ordinance.

[c]

Recueil d'Ordonnances Tome XVII, p. 139; amended by Ordinance No. XLII of 2016. There are other amendments not relevant to this Ordinance.