Child Benefit Act 2005

The Child Benefit Act 2005 (c 6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Child Benefit Act 2005[1]
Long titleAn Act to make provision for and in connection with altering the descriptions of persons in respect of whom a person may be entitled to child benefit.
Citation2005 c 6
Dates
Royal assent24 March 2005
Commencement10 April 2006, except that any power to make regulations conferred on the Treasury by virtue of this Act could be exercised at any time after the passing of this Act.[2]
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The precursor of this Act was the report "Supporting young people to achieve: towards a new deal for skills" published in March 2004 by HM Treasury, the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department for Education and Skills.[3]

Section 1 - Persons for whom child benefit may be claimed: Great BritainEdit

This section extends to England and Wales and Scotland.[4]

Section 1(2) inserts section 142 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992.

Section 2 - Persons for whom child benefit may be claimed: Northern IrelandEdit

This section extends to Northern Ireland.[5]

Section 2(2) inserts section 138 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992.

Section 3 - RepealsEdit

Section 3(a) extends to England and Wales and Scotland.[6]

Section 3(b) extends to Northern Ireland.[7]

Schedule 1 - Consequential amendmentsEdit

Part 1Edit

This Part 1 extends to England and Wales and Scotland.[8]

Paragraph 5 was repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 7 to the Welfare Reform Act 2009.

Paragraph 6 was repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 7 to the Pensions Act 2007.

Part 2Edit

This Part extends to Northern Ireland.[9]

Paragraph 31 was repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 4 to Welfare Reform Act (Northern Ireland) 2010.

Paragraph 32 was repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 6 to the Pensions Act (Northern Ireland) 2008.

Schedule 2 - RepealsEdit

Part 1 of this Schedule extends to England and Wales and Scotland.[10]

Part 2 of this Schedule extends to Northern Ireland.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 7 of this Act.
  2. ^ The Child Benefit Act 2005, section 6
  3. ^ Explanatory notes, paragraph 8
  4. ^ The Child Benefit Act 2005, section 5(1)
  5. ^ The Child Benefit Act 2005, section 5(2)
  6. ^ The Child Benefit Act 2005, section 5(1)
  7. ^ The Child Benefit Act 2005, section 5(2)
  8. ^ The Child Benefit Act 2005, section 5(1)
  9. ^ The Child Benefit Act 2005, section 5(2)
  10. ^ The Child Benefit Act 2005, section 5(1)
  11. ^ The Child Benefit Act 2005, section 5(2)

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