21 How costs, etc, for approved programme of special assistance may be affected by debt, or health or disability, insurance payment

(1)

This clause applies to a person if a debt insurance payment, or a health or disability insurance payment, is made to the person, or to some other person—

(a)

on the person’s behalf; or

(b)

for the person’s benefit; or

(c)

on behalf of a member of the person’s family; or

(d)

for the benefit of a member of the person’s family.

(2)

For the purposes of any approved special assistance programme under section 101, the costs, expenses, and commitments of the person are taken to be reduced to the extent, if any, MSD considers appropriate having regard to the nature of the payment and those costs, expenses, and commitments.

Compare: 1964 No 136 s 68A(4)