Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords
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Clause 66
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
118     Page 70, line 39, at end insert--
    ("(  )  a provision prescribing the manner in which the applicable amount is to be reduced for the purposes of section 63(3),
    (  )  a provision prescribing the manner in which an amount of joint-claim jobseeker's allowance is to be reduced for the purposes of section 64(3)(a),
    (  )  a provision the making of which is authorised by section 63(4) or 64(4),")
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
119     Leave out Clause 66 
  
Clause 67
 
  
BY THE LORD WINDLESHAM
THE EARL RUSSELL
THE BARONESS KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS
THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN
 
120     Leave out Clause 67 
  
After Clause 67
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
121     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.
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE EARL RUSSELL
 
122     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 shall ensure that payment of benefits may continue to be made in cash from post offices.".")Payments of benefits in cash from post offices.
  
Schedule 7
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
123     Page 144, line 37, leave out ("(4)") and insert ("(3)") 
124     Page 144, line 39, leave out ("of the Secretary of State") 
125     Page 144, line 40, leave out ("his powers") and insert ("any power") 
126     Page 144, line 48, leave out ("by the Secretary of State") 
  
After Clause 72
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
127     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.
  
After Clause 74
 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
128     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("PART IIIA 
 PENSIONS AND BENEFITS: MINIMUM LEVEL OF INCOME 
      .  When determining the level of social security pensions and benefits the Secretary of State shall have regard to the minimum level of income necessary to maintain good health and cover essential needs.")Level of pensions and benefits.
  
Clause 75
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
 
129     Page 75, line 12, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Nothing in this section shall apply to any healthcare provisions by the employer, which shall be exempt from Class 1A contributions.")
 
130     Page 75, line 46, leave out ("(subject to paragraph (b) below) disregarding") and insert ("in accordance with") 
131     Page 75, line 48, leave out from ("etc.)") to end of line 7 on page 76 
132     Page 76, leave out lines 8 to 17 and insert--
 
    ("(8)  Where--
    (a)  an emolument is one in respect of which a Class 1A contribution is payable; and
    (b)  the person made liable by this Act to pay the Class 1A contribution had himself made payment of the amounts of income tax payable in respect of the emolument,
the amount of the emolument for the purposes of this section shall be the value of the emolument as received by the earner before the payment of any income tax by the person made liable by this Act to pay the Class 1A contribution.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
133     Page 76, line 40, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In paragraph 8(1)(ia) of that Schedule (power to provide by regulations for repayment in prescribed cases of the whole or a part of a Class 1B contribution), after "part" there shall be inserted "of a Class 1A or".")
 
  
After Clause 75
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE EARL RUSSELL
 
134*     Insert the following new Clause-- 
      ("(1)  For paragraph (a) of subsection (4) of section 4 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 there shall be substituted--
    (a)  the value, at the date when it is obtained, of a right to acquire shares in a body corporate obtained by the earner as a director or employee of that or any other body corporate"
    (2)  After that subsection there shall be inserted--
 
    (4A)  The value referred to in subsection (4)(a) shall be taken to be the difference between the amount that a person might reasonably expect to obtain from a sale of the right in the open market immediately after it was obtained and the amount or value of the consideration (other than the performance of any duties in or in connection with the office or employment by reason of which the right was granted) given for the grant of the right.
 
    (4B)  Subsection (4)(a) shall apply to rights obtained after 5 April 1999 if and in so far as those rights have not been exercised or released before 19 May 2000."
 
     (3)  Where subsection (4)(a) of that section (as substituted) applies to any rights obtained after 5 April 1999 but before this section came into force, the contributions in respect of those rights become due on the date on which this section comes into force but shall be treated as bearing interest from the date on which the contributions would have become due if this section had been in force on the date when the rights were obtained.")Contributions or share options.
  
Clause 78
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE EARL RUSSELL
 
135*     Leave out Clause 78 
  
Clause 79
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
 
136     Page 85, line 13, leave out ("(subject to paragraph (b) below) disregarding") and insert ("in accordance with") 
137     Page 85, line 15, leave out from ("etc.)") to end of line 22 
138     Page 85, leave out lines 23 to 32 and insert--
 
    ("(8)  Where--
    (a)  an emolument is one in respect of which a Class 1A contribution is payable; and
    (b)  the person made liable by this Act to pay the Class 1A contribution had himself made payment of the amounts of income tax payable in respect of the emolument,
the amount of the emolument for the purposes of this section shall be the value of the emolument as received by the earner before the payment of any income tax by the person made liable by this Act to pay the Class 1A contribution.")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
139     Page 86, line 7, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In paragraph 8(1)(ia) of that Schedule (power to provide by regulations for repayment in prescribed cases of the whole or a part of a Class 1B contribution), after "part" there shall be inserted "of a Class 1A or".")
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
 
140     Page 86, line 14, leave out ("with 6th April 2000") and insert ("on 6th April of the year after the date of commencement of this Act, or, if this Act comes into force on various dates, the earliest of those dates,") 
141     Page 86, line 18, leave out from ("made") to end of line 20 
  
Schedule 9
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
142     Page 156, line 9, column 3, leave out ("paragraph 3(2)") and insert ("paragraphs 3(2) and 8(1)(i)") 
143     Page 156, line 16, column 3, at end insert-- 
 
      ("In Schedule 1, paragraph 19(2).")
 
144     Page 156, line 30, column 3, leave out ("paragraph 3(2)") and insert ("paragraphs 3(2) and 8(1)(i)") 
145     Page 156, line 37, column 3, at end insert-- 
 
      ("In Schedule 1, paragraph 22(2).")
 
  
Clause 87
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HOLLIS OF HEIGHAM
 
146     Page 96, line 16, leave out (",  9, 11 and 12") and insert ("and 9 to 12") 
  
BY THE EARL RUSSELL
THE LORD GOODHART
 
147     Page 96, line 22, at end insert--
 
    ("(2A)  But no order may be made to appoint a day for sections 63 to 67 to come into force nationwide until pilot studies have reported the conviction rate among those so disentitled to benefit, the means of subsistence available to those so disentitled and to their families, and the incidence of homelessness and serious illness among those so disentitled, and compared them with those of a control group not so disentitled; and when such information is available, an order appointing a day for those sections to come into force nationwide shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.")
 
  
 
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