S.I. No. 513 of 2013


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SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED SUPPLEMENTARY WELFARE ALLOWANCE) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 6) (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 11 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2013 provides for the discontinuation of the Mortgage Interest Supplement scheme for new applicants with effect from 1 January 2014 and allows for the winding down of that scheme for existing claimants over a 4 year period up to the end of 2017.

These Regulations provide for consequential amendments to the provisions of the Social Welfare (Consolidated Supplementary Welfare Allowance) Regulations 2007 relating to the Mortgage Interest Supplement so as to limit entitlement to the supplement and the duration of the payment of the supplement in line with the changes provided for in section 11 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2013.

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