S.I. No. 514 of 2013


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SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED CLAIMS, PAYMENTS AND CONTROL) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 9) (MATERNITY AND ADOPTIVE BENEFIT) REGULATIONS 2013

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

Sections 5 and 6 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2013 provide for the alignment of the minimum and maximum rates of Maternity and Adoptive Benefit to a standard rate of €230 per week for new claimants with effect from 6 January 2014.

These Regulations provide for consequential changes to references to certain provisions of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 which are contained in the Social Welfare (Consolidated Claims, Payments and Control) Regulations 2007.

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