S.I. No. 604 of 2008.
SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED CLAIMS, PAYMENTS AND CONTROL) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 5) (GRADUATED RATES) REGULATIONS, 2008
(This note is not part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation).
These Regulations provide for an increase in the earnings threshold for the purposes of payment of reduced rates of Illness, Jobseeker's and Health and Safety Benefit. The thresholds are being increased from €150 to €300 and these Regulations will provide for new earnings bands in respect of which the different reduced rates are payable.
These measures will take effect from the first week in January 2009.