S.I. No. 162 of 2009.
SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED CLAIMS, PAYMENTS AND CONTROL) (DOMICILIARY CARE ALLOWANCE) (AMENDMENT) (No. 3) REGULATIONS 2009
(This note is not part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation).
These Regulations set out the conditions for receipt of Domiciliary Care Allowance including the various medical procedures to be used certifying the extent of the qualified child’s disability and the likely duration. The regulations include standard provisions in relation to the time limit for making a claim and the payment procedures.
The regulations also provide for the method to be used for deciding the normal residence of the qualified child and for the payment of a reduced rate of Domiciliary Care Allowance in respect of a qualified child who is resident on a part time basis in an institution.
The Regulations also provide for a medical review procedure which may require the submission of additional medical evidence or require that the child attend a medical examination.