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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 on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 32
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE EARL RUSSELL
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("AGE ADDITION> 
     .  For section 79 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 there shall be substituted-- 
 Age addition.     79.--(1)  A person who is above the age of 75 and who is entitled to a retirement pension of any category shall be entitled to an increase of the pension to be known as the "age addition".
 
    (2)  A person who is in receipt of a pension or allowance payable by the Secretary of State by virtue of any enactment or instrument (whether passed or made before or after this Act is passed), and who--
    (a)  is above the age of 75, and
    (b)  fulfils such other conditions as may be prescribed,
shall be entitled to an increase of the pension or allowance, also to be known as the "age addition".
 
    (3)  A person who is above the age of 80 and is in receipt of age addition shall be entitled to an increase in the age addition, to be known as the "further age addition".
 
    (4)  Age addition and further age addition shall be payable for the life of the person entitled, at weekly rates to be determined by the Secretary of State in regulations."")
 
 
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