1.1.D.80 Dependent child (YA)

Definition

For the purposes of YA and the YA parental means test (1.1.P.45), a dependent child is a young person who is aged:

  • under 16, or
  • at least 16, and

Act reference: SSAct section 23(15) For the purposes of Part 2.11…

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.D.90 Dependent child (for YA independence purposes only)

Last reviewed: 7 November 2016