|Made||27th June 2001|
|Coming into operation||13th August 2001|
Amendment of regulation 21A of the principal Regulations
3. In regulation 21A of the principal Regulations (treatment of child care charges) after paragraph (6) there shall be added the following paragraphs -
(b) for the purposes of sub-paragraph (a) the relevant period shall begin on and include the day on which the woman's maternity leave commences and shall end on -
whichever shall occur first;
(c) in this paragraph "tax credit" means either working families' tax credit or a disabled person's tax credit provided that a childcare tax credit under either regulation 46(1)(ab) of the Family Credit (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987 (determination of appropriate maximum working families' tax credit) or, as the case may be, regulation 51(1)(aa) of the Disability Working Allowance (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992 (determination of appropriate maximum disabled person's tax credit) forms part of the entitlement to either of those credits.
(8) Where paragraph (7) applies to a woman on maternity leave any child care charges in respect of the child to whom the maternity leave relates shall not be treated as relevant child care charges for the purposes of this regulation and regulation 21 (calculation of income on a weekly basis).".
Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Social Development on
27th June 2001.
Senior Officer of the Department for Social Development
The Department of Finance and Personnel hereby consents to the foregoing Regulations.
Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Finance and Personnel on
28th June 2001.
Senior Officer of the Department of Finance and Personnel
 See section 171(6A) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 as inserted by Article 3(3) of the Social Security (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 (S.I. 1993/1579 (N.I. 8)); see Article 6(b) of, and Part II of Schedule 4 to, the Departments (Transfer and Assignment of Functions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999back