Publication - Consultation paper

Adult disability payment: consultation

Published: 21 Dec 2020

Consultation on the draft regulations for Adult Disability Payment, a new Scottish benefit which will replace Personal Independence Payment and be delivered by Social Security Scotland.

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157 page PDF

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Contents
Adult disability payment: consultation
Annex K: Consultation questions

157 page PDF

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Annex K: Consultation questions

Part 1: Introductory and Interpretation (regulations 1 and 2)

Q 1: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 2: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Part 2: Disability Assistance for Working Age People Overview (regulation 3)

Q 3: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 4: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Daily Living Component and Mobility Component (regulations 4 and 5)

Q 5: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 6: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Determination of ability to carry out activities (regulation 6)
Scoring for daily living and mobility activities (regulations 7 and 8)
Scoring: further provision (regulation 9)

Q 7: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 8: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

The required period condition: daily living component and mobility component (regulation 10 and 11)
The relevant date (regulation 12)
The relevant date: after an interval (regulation 13)

Q 9: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 10: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Residence and presence conditions (regulation 14)
Absence from the United Kingdom (regulation 15)
Absence from the United Kingdom including medical treatment (regulations 16)
Absence from the United Kingdom in special cases (regulation 17)
Serving members of Her Majesty's forces and their family members – further provision (regulation 18)

Persons habitually resident in the United Kingdom (regulation 19)
Persons habitually resident in outside of the UK (regulation 20)
Refugees (regulation 21)

Q 11: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 12: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Age Criteria (regulation 22) Persons of pensionable age: exceptions (regulation 23)Adult disability payment after an interval and after reaching the relevant age (regulation 24)
Determination of an award after the person has reached the relevant age (regulation 25)

Q 13: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 14: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Terminal Illness (regulation 26)

Q 15: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 16: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Care home residents (regulation 27)
Hospital in-patients (regulation 28)
Exceptions: care homes and hospitals (regulation 29)
Legal Detention (regulation 30)
Periods of residence (regulation 31)
Payment of Adult Disability Payment between two periods of residence (regulation 32)

Q 17: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 18: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Rate of Adult Disability Payment and Making Payments (regulation 33)
Making Payments (regulation 34)
When an application is treated as made and beginning of entitlement to assistance (regulation 35)
Time of Payment (regulation 36)
Continuing Eligibility (regulation 37)

Q 19: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 20: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Part 11: Qualifications and Experience Necessary to Carry out Assessments (regulation 38)

Q 21: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 22: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Consideration of entitlement after specified period (regulation 39)
Other situations requiring a determination without an application (regulation 40)
Determination following official error – underpayments (regulation 41)
Determination following error – overpayments (regulation 42)
When changes in entitlement take effect (regulation 43)

Q 23: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 24: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Periods in respect of a re-determination request (regulation 44)

Q 25: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 26: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Part 14: Provision of vehicles (regulation 45)

Q 27: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 28: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Liability for assistance given in error (regulation 46)
Determination to effect a deduction decision (regulation 47)

Q 29: Do you agree the regulations reflect this policy intent? Yes/No/Don't Know
Q 30: If you have any further comments please provide them here.

Schedule 1 – Adult Disability Assistance Determination

Q 31: If you have any comments Schedule 1 please provide them here.

Schedule 2 – Members of Her Majesty's Forces: Excluded Persons

Q 32: If you have any comments on Schedule 2 please provide them here.
Q 33: If you have any comments about the proposed review of Adult Disability Payment please provide them here.
Q 34: If you have any comments about the impact assessments please provide them here.
Q 35: If there is anything else you would like to tell us about the regulations, impact assessments or Adult Disability Payment in general, please do so here.


Contact

Email: nathan.gale@gov.scot