S.I. No. 128 of 2007
SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED PAYMENTS PROVISIONS) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 1) (MATERNITY BENEFIT AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) REGULATIONS 2007 (S.I. NO. 128 OF 2007)
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
These regulations provide for the extension of the duration of payment of Maternity Benefit by 4 weeks, consequential on the extension of paid Maternity Leave. In addition, the regulations provide for a technical amendment by inserting at article 88E a means disregard of €1,270 in relation to the harvesting of seaweed, for the Jobseeker’s Allowance and Pre-Retirement Allowance schemes.