S.I. No. 565 of 2009.
SOCIAL WELFARE (OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2009
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
The Social Welfare and Pensions (No. 2) Act 2009 provides for changes in the maximum rates of benefits payable under the Occupational Injuries Benefits Scheme arising from the Budget. These regulations provide for changes in the reduced rates of the following Occupational Injuries benefits:
- in respect of Disablement Gratuities appropriate to degrees of disablement assessed at 19% or less with effect from 4 January 2010,
- in respect of Disablement Pension payable in lieu of such Gratuities, with effect from 8 January 2010, and
- in respect of Injury Benefit payable to persons under the age of sixteen with effect from 4 January 2010.