S.I No. 375 of 2015

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S.I. No. 375 of 2015

Social Welfare (Consolidated Supplementary Welfare Allowance) (Amendment) (No. 2) (Manner of Payment) Regulations 2015


(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

These Regulations update the provisions of the Social Welfare (Consolidated Supplementary Welfare Allowance) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 412 of 2007) relating to the manner of payment of supplementary welfare allowance in the light of the discontinuance of payment by way of payable order at a post office or a bank. Supplementary welfare allowance can now be paid:

  • in cash at a post office,
  • by cheque, or
  • by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

The particular payment method that is employed in any particular case or class of case is determined by the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection.

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