Disability Assistance for Children and Young People (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021: scrutiny report on draft regulations

Scottish Commission on Social Security (SCoSS) scrutiny report on the Disability Assistance for Children and Young People (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021.


1 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/9/enacted

2 Other than in relation to regulations made only for the purpose of the consolidation of earlier regulations (section 97(11)).

3 Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 asp 9 s1

4 Scottish Commission on Social Security: draft scrutiny framework - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

5 All correspondence from the Minister on the regulations is available on SCoSS’s temporary webpage.

6 SSI 2021/174

7 https://www.gov.scot/publications/the-disability-assistance-for-children-and-young-people-scotland-regulations-2020-scrutiny-report-on-draft-regulations/

8 Research Findings 10: Social Security Experience Panels: Personal Independence Payment Discovery – Visual Summary

9 Adult disability payment: consultation, p14

10 Article 14, which prohibits discrimination in the enjoyment of the other rights protected under the convention – in this case the right to the peaceful enjoyment of one’s possessions, including one’s social security entitlements, in Article 1 of Protocol 1.

11 Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 s72(1)

12 This refers to a scenario in which Social Security Scotland initially decides that it did not receive a valid request for re-determination, and this decision is challenged before the tribunal.


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