This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on the day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Regulations 2005 (the principal regulations).
Regulations 10 and 11 of the principal regulations prescribe categories of assets and income that are exempt from means assessment. These categories are amended to include any compensation or ex gratia payment received by a person or his or her spouse or partner on account of that person or his or her spouse or partner having been—
•a prisoner of war, civilian internee, or victim of persecution of any country during the Second World War; or
•a dependant child of a person who was a prisoner of war, civilian internee, or victim of persecution of any country during the Second World War.