The Carer's Assistance (Carer Support Payment) (Scotland) Draft Regulations 2023: policy note

This instrument sets out the rules and eligibility criteria for The Carer’s Assistance (Carer Support Payment) (Scotland) Draft Regulations 2023 and includes provision for transfer of benefits for individuals who live in Scotland and receive CA to Social Security Scotland and Carer Support Payment.

Individuals in education

Provisions relating to education are included in the draft Regulations (Regulation 11). From launch these will mirror the current Carer's Allowance rules which prevent anyone in full-time education (21 hours or more per week) from receiving the benefit.



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