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TJL
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Why would IS have   been paid (only route) if CB was not   in payment for 18mth old   child? (only   child)

claimant   had   claimed CB but   not   in payment susequently refused (ie after IS paid)

Would IS have   not   contacted CB?

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I think they may be using Reg 15 of the IS Regs:

(2) In the case of a child or young person in respect of whom no person is receiving
child benefit, the person who shall be treated as responsible for that child or young
person shall be–
(a) except where sub-paragraph (b) applies, the person with whom the child or
young person usually lives; or…...