S.I.24 of 2013


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S.I. No. 24 of 2013.

SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED CLAIMS, PAYMENTS AND CONTROL) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 1) (OVERPAYMENTS) REGULATIONS 2013

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

Section 13 of the Social Welfare Act 2012 makes changes in relation to the recovery of social welfare overpayments by way of weekly deductions from a person’s on-going social welfare entitlements. Section 13 allows for the deduction of an amount of up to 15% of the personal weekly rate of social welfare payment payable to that person for the purposes of recovering an overpayment. These changes come into operation by way of Commencement Order.

These Regulations provide for consequential amendments to the overpayments recovery provisions contained in Part 9 of the Social Welfare (Consolidated Claims, Payments and Control) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 142 of 2007). The provisions contained in section 13 of the Social Welfare Act 2012 and in these Regulations come into operation on 28th January 2013.

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