Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill - continued        House of Lords
SCHEDULE 8, WELFARE BENEFITS: MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS - continued

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  PART V
  JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE
 
Jobseekers Act 1995 (c.18)
     29. - (1) The Jobseekers Act 1995 is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In section 4 (amount payable by way of a jobseeker's allowance), in each of subsections (6) and (8) (amount payable where claimant satisfies the contribution-based, and the income-based, conditions)-
 
 
    (a) for "satisfies both the contribution-based conditions and the income-based conditions" substitute "is entitled to both a contribution-based jobseeker's allowance and an income-based jobseeker's allowance"; and
 
    (b) after "the amount payable" insert "by way of a jobseeker's allowance".
      (3) In section 17(1) (reduction of allowance payable to young persons), for "payable to" substitute "payable in respect of".
 
      (4) In section 20(4) (allowance payable to claimant even though section 19 prevents payment to him), for "payable to" there shall be substituted "payable in respect of".
 
      (5) In paragraph 10(2) of Schedule 1 (allowance payable to claimant even though payment to him has been suspended), for "payable to" there shall be substituted "payable in respect of".
 
 
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