Age-Related Payments Act 2004

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The Age-Related Payments Act 2004[1]
Long title An Act to make provision for payments by the Secretary of State to persons over the age of 70; and to enable provision to be made for payments by the Secretary of State to persons over the age of 60.
Chapter 2004 c 10
Territorial extent England and Wales and Scotland[2]
Dates
Royal Assent 8 July 2004
Commencement 8 July 2004.[3]
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Age-Related Payments Act 2004 (c 10) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Equivalent provision is made for Northern Ireland by the Age-Related Payments (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 (S.I. 2004/1987) (N.I. 11).[4]

Section 2 - Entitlement: basic cases[edit]

The word "or" at the end of section 2(3)(b)(i) is prospectively inserted by section 9(3)(a) of, and paragraph 16 of Schedule 2 to, the Welfare Reform Act 2009.

Section 2(3)(b)(iii), with the preceding "or", is prospectively repealed by sections 9(3)(b) and 58(1) of, and Part 1 of Schedule 7 to, that Act.

Section 7 - Power to provide for payments[edit]

The Age-Related Payments Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/1983) were made under this section.

Section 8 - Interpretation[edit]

The definition of "income support" in section 8(1) is prospectively repealed by sections 9(3)(b) and 58(1) of, and Part 1 of Schedule 7 to, the Welfare Reform Act 2009.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 11 of this Act.
  2. ^ The Age-Related Payments Act 2004, section 10
  3. ^ The Interpretation Act 1978, section 4(b)
  4. ^ Explanatory memorandum to the Age-Related Payments (Northern Ireland) Order 2004, paragraph 4

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