03/12/2008 - These Regulations provide for higher rates of child benefit. They are brought into force by the Rates of Child Benefit (Commencement) Order 2008.
Regulation 3 increases the weekly rate of child benefit prescribed in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of regulation 2(1) of the Child Benefit (Rates) Regulations 2006 from £18.80 to £20.00 and from £12.55 to £13.20 respectively.
A full impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.
These Regulations shall come into force on 5 January 2009.