S.I. 500 of 2008

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S.I. No. 500 of 2008.



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

These Regulations provide for the payment of a Christmas Bonus to longterm social welfare recipients, equivalent to 100% of their normal weekly payments, subject to a minimum payment of €30.

The bonus payment applies to recipients of

  1. Blind Pension,
  2. Carer's Allowance,
  3. Carer's Benefit,
  4. Death Benefit by way of pension,
  5. Disability Allowance,
  6. Disablement Pension,
  7. Farm Assist,
  8. Guardian's Payment (Contributory and Non-Contributory),
  9. Invalidity Pension,
  10. Jobseeker's Allowance in respect of a continuous period of unemployment of at least 15 months,
  11. One-parent Family Payment,
  12. Pre-Retirement Allowance,
  13. Relevant payments under section 178(1) of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 (formerly Deserted Wife's Benefit and Allowance and Prisoner's Wife's Allowance),
  14. State Pension (Contributory and Non-Contributory),
  15. State Pension (Transition),
  16. Widow's and Widower's (Contributory) Pension, and Widow's and Widower's (Non-Contributory) Pension.
Last modified:09/02/2011

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