SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED CLAIMS, PAYMENTS AND CONTROL) (AMENDMENT) (No. 3) (PRESCRIBED TIME) REGULATIONS 2008
(This Note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
These regulations provide that the prescribed time for making a claim for child benefit shall be the period of twelve months from the day on which the person becomes a qualified person in accordance with legislation.
The regulations also provide for the extension of the time limit within which an application to become a homemaker for the purposes of State Pension (Contributory) may be made. The new registration deadline for an applicant,who commenced homemaking during the period 6 April 1994 to 31 December 2008, is 31 December 2009.