Families Package (Income Tax and Benefits) Bill

  • enacted
2 Commencement

(1)

This Act comes into force on the date on which it receives the Royal assent, except as provided in this section.

(2)

Subpart 1 of Part 1 (Best Start tax credit) comes into force on 1 July 2018.

(3)

Section 46 is treated as coming into force on 29 May 2017.

(4)

Sections 48, 50, 52, 55, 56, and 58 come into force on 1 April 2018.

(5)

Sections 49, 51, and 57 come into force on 1 April 2019.

(6)

Subpart 1 of Part 2 (winter energy payment) comes into force on 1 July 2018.

(7)

Subpart 2 of Part 2 (rates of orphan’s benefit and unsupported child’s benefit) comes into force on 1 July 2018.

(8)

Subpart 3 of Part 2 (accommodation supplement areas (fixing as on 26 June 2017)) comes into force on the day after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

(9)

Subpart 4 of Part 2 (accommodation supplement areas (regulations)) comes into force immediately after the commencement (immediately after the start of 1 April 2018) of clause 5(3) and (4) of the Social Security (Budget 2017—Rates of, and Areas for, Accommodation Supplement) Order 2017.