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Amendments to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill

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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 60
 
  
BY THE BARONESS STRANGE
THE BARONESS FOOKES
 
     Insert the following new clause-- 
 ("CHAPTER IV 
 WAR WIDOWS' PENSIONs 
     .--(1)  The Secretary of State shall review the operation of this section when--
          (i)  a report on the armed forces pension scheme has been laid before Parliament by the Secretary of State for Defence; and
          (ii)  the results of any public consultation upon a report as cited in subsection (i) above have been published;
 
 and a report of any review carried out under this section shall be laid before Parliament. 
     (2)  Subject to subsection (3), a widow in receipt of a widow's pension under any of the enactments mentioned in subsection (4) ("the DSS pension") and in receipt of a pension paid under the Armed Forces Pension Scheme shall on remarriage or when living together as husband and wife with a member of the opposite sex only retain the Forces Family Pension (attributable).
 
    (3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to a widow in receipt of a basic pension under section 44 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992; and a widow in receipt of such a pension who has remarried or is living together as husband and wife with a member of the opposite sex may not retain the Forces Family Pension (attributable).
 
    (4)  The enactments referred to in subsection (2) are--
    (a)  the Naval, Military and Air Forces etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions Order 1983, and any order re-enacting the provisions of that order,
    (b)  the Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme 1983, and any subsequent scheme made under the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act 1939,
    (c)  any scheme made under the Pensions (Navy, Army, Air Force and Mercantile Marine) Act 1939, or the Polish Resettlement Act 1947 applying the provisions of any such order as is referred to in paragraph (a),
    (d)  the order made under section 1(5) of the Ulster Defence Regiment Act 1969 concerning pensions and other grants in respect of disablement or death due to service in the Ulster Defence Regiment.")
War widows' pensions--entitlement.
  
Clause 61
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 61 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 62
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 62 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 63
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 63 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 64
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 64 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 65
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 65 stand part of the Bill. 
  
After Clause 65
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("Payment of benefit 
     .  In section 5(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992, at the end of paragraph (i) there is inserted ", but the regulations may not require automated credit transfer to be the only manner of paying a benefit.".")Manner of payment of benefit not restricted to automated credit transfer.
  
After Clause 70
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Regulations 3, 4 and 5 of the Housing Benefit (General) Amendment Regulations 1996 (the "amending regulations") are hereby revoked, and in consequence thereof Regulations 10, 11 and 12A of the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations 1987 shall have effect as if the amendments contained in the amending regulations had not been made.")Benefits payable to certain single claimants under the age of 25.
 
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