S.I. No. 683 of 2010.
SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2010
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
The Social Welfare Act 2010 provides for changes in the maximum rates of benefits payable under the Occupational Injuries Benefits Scheme arising from Budget 2001.
These regulations provide for changes in the reduced rates of Occupational Injuries Benefits—
- in respect of Disablement Gratuities where the degree of disablement is assessed at 19% or less, with effect from 3 January 2011,
- in respect of Disablement Pensions payable in lieu of such Gratuities, with effect from 7 January 2011, and
- in respect of Injury Benefit payable to persons under the age of sixteen, with effect from 3 January 2011.