The 1990 edition of this guide to means tested benefit will be of interest to all those who deal with the complex and ever-changing legislation within the scope of Social Security Appeal Tribunals. Social Security Appeal Tribunal chairmen, members, lawyers, students and welfare rights advisors will find this book useful to their understanding of the changes in legislation. The current text of all relevant material is reproduced and the system of noting the dates of the amendments introduced in the last edition is once again employed. The commentary on the meaning and practical application of the provisions embraces decisions of the Social Security Commissioners and of the courts. Definitions of words and phrases are included where they are essential to the full understanding of key provisions. Included are an index and full tables to enhance ease of reference.