S.I. No. 422 of 2013


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SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED SUPPLEMENTARY WELFARE ALLOWANCE) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 4) (RENT AND MORTGAGE INTEREST SUPPLEMENT) REGULATIONS 2013

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

Section 17 of the Social Welfare and Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act
2013 clarifies the operation of the income disregard which is used for the purposes of the Rent and Mortgage Interest Supplement schemes to ensure that this income disregard only applies to income arising from prescribed employment and training, Family Income Supplement and maintenance payments, but does not apply to any other means that the person may have, such as pensions, investment income etc.

These Regulations prescribe the types of employment and training and participation or placement in various schemes and programmes, to which this income disregard applies.

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