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The Income Support (General) Regulations 1987

  1. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Definition of non-dependant

  2. PART II CONDITIONS OF ENTITLEMENT

    1. 4.Temporary absence from Great Britain

    2. 5.Persons treated as engaged in remunerative work

    3. 6.Persons not treated as engaged in remunerative work

    4. 7.Meaning of employment

    5. 8.Persons not required to be available for employment

    6. 9.Persons treated as available for employment

    7. 10.Circumstances in which claimants are not to be treated as available for employment

    8. 11.Registration for employment

    9. 12.Relevant Education

    10. 13.Circumstances in which persons in relevant education are to be entitled to income support

  3. PART III MEMBERSHIP OF THE FAMILY

    1. 14.Persons of a prescribed description

    2. 15.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as responsible or not responsible for another

    3. 16.Circumstances in which a person is to be treated as being or not being a member of the household

  4. PART IV APPLICABLE AMOUNTS

    1. 17.Applicable amounts

    2. 18.Polygamous marriages

    3. 19.Applicable amounts for persons in residential care and nursing homes

    4. 20.Applicable amounts for persons in board and lodging accommodation and hostels

    5. 21.Special cases

    6. 22.Reductions in applicable amounts in certain cases of actual or notional unemployment benefit disqualification

  5. PART V INCOME AND CAPITAL

    1. CHAPTER I general

      1. 23.Calculation of income and capital of members of claimant’s family and of a polygamous marriage

      2. 24.Treatment of charitable or voluntary payments

      3. 25.Liable relative payments

      4. 26.Calculation of income and capital of students

      5. 27.Disregard of fractions

    2. CHAPTER II income

      1. 28.Calculation of income

      2. 29.Calculation of earnings derived from employed earner’s employment and income other than earnings

      3. 30.Calculation of earnings of self-employed earners

      4. 31.Date on which income is treated as paid

      5. 32.Calculation of weekly amount of income

      6. 33.Weekly amount of charitable or voluntary payment

      7. 34.Incomplete weeks of benefit

    3. CHAPTER III employed earners

      1. 35.Earnings of employed earners

      2. 36.Calculation of net earnings of employed earners

    4. CHAPTER IV self-employed earners

      1. 37.Earnings of self-employed earners

      2. 38.Calculation of net profit of self-employed earners

      3. 39.Deduction of tax and contributions for self-employed earners

    5. CHAPTER V other income

      1. 40.Calculation of income other than earnings

      2. 41.Capital treated as income

      3. 42.Notional income

      4. 43.Notional earnings of seasonal workers

      5. 44.Modifications in respect of children and young persons

    6. CHAPTER VI capital

      1. 45.Capital limit

      2. 46.Calculation of capital

      3. 47.Disregard of capital of child or young person

      4. 48.Income treated as capital

      5. 49.Calculation of capital in the United Kingdom

      6. 50.Calculation of capital outside the United Kingdom

      7. 51.Notional capital

      8. 52.Capital jointly held

      9. 53.Calculation of tariff income from capital

    7. CHAPTER VII liable relatives

      1. 54.Interpretation

      2. 55.Treatment of liable relative payments

      3. 56.Period over which periodical payments are to be taken into account

      4. 57.Period over which payments other than periodical payments are to be taken into account

      5. 58.Calculation of the weekly amount of a liable relative payment

      6. 59.Date on which a liable relative payment is to be treated as paid

      7. 60.Liable relative payments to be treated as capital

    8. CHAPTER VIII students

      1. 61.Interpretation

      2. 62.Calculation of grant income

      3. 63.Calculation of covenant income where a contribution is assessed

      4. 64.Covenant income where no grant income or no contribution is assessed

      5. 65.Relationship with amounts to be disregarded under Schedule 9

      6. 66.Other amounts to be disregarded

      7. 67.Disregard of contribution

      8. 68.Income treated as capital

      9. 69.Disregard of changes occurring during summer vacation

  6. PART VI URGENT CASES

    1. 70.Urgent cases

    2. 71.Applicable amounts in urgent cases

    3. 72.Assessment of income and capital in urgent cases

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. 1

      Persons not required to be available for employment

    2. 2

      Applicable amounts

    3. 3

      Amounts in respect of housing costs

    4. 4

      Applicable amounts of persons in residential care or nursing homes

    5. 5

      Applicable amounts of persons in board and lodging accommodation

    6. 6

      Board and lodging areas

    7. 7

      Applicable amounts in special cases

    8. 8

      Sums to be disregarded in the calculation of earnings

    9. 9

      Sums to be disregarded in the calculation of income other than earnings

    10. 10

      Capital to be disregarded