29 1981

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Number 29 of 1981


SOCIAL WELFARE (TEMPORARY PROVISIONS) ACT, 1981


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Increase of pensions, certain allowances and certain benefits under the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1981.

2.

Short title.


Act Referred to

Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1981

1981, No. 1

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Number 29 of 1981


SOCIAL WELFARE (TEMPORARY PROVISIONS) ACT, 1981


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN RESPECT OF ONE WEEK IN THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1981, OF PENSIONS, CERTAIN ALLOWANCES AND CERTAIN BENEFITS UNDER THE SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATION) ACT, 1981 . [24th November, 1981]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Increase of pensions, certain allowances and certain benefits under the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1981.

1. —Where a person is or becomes entitled to payment of any of the following pensions, benefits or allowances under the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1981

(a) disablement pension,

(b) death benefit by way of pension,

(c) old age (contributory) pension,

(d) retirement pension,

(e) survivor's benefit under section 87,

(f) invalidity pension,

(g) deserted wife's benefit,

(h) widow's (contributory) pension,

(i) orphan's (contributory) allowance,

(j) old age pension,

(k) blind pension,

(l) widow's (non-contributory) pension,

(m) orphan's (non-contributory) pension,

(n) deserted wife's allowance,

(o) prisoner's wife's allowance,

(p) social assistance allowance,

(q) single woman's allowance,

in respect of the week commencing on—

(i) the 10th day of December, 1981, in the case of a pension, benefit or allowance mentioned at paragraph (d), (f), (g), (n), (o), (p) or (q) of this section, or

(ii) the 11th day of December, 1981, in the case of a pension, benefit or allowance mentioned at paragraph (a), (b), (c), (e), (h), (i), (j), (k), (l) or (m) of this section,

any amount payable to him by way of that pension, benefit or allowance (including any increases) for the appropriate week shall be increased by a sum equal to that amount.

Short title.

2. —This Act may be cited as the Social Welfare (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1981.