S.I. 536 of 2007
SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATED CLAIMS, PAYMENTS AND CONTROL) (AMENDMENT NO. 4) (BEREAVEMENT GRANT AND PAYMENTS AFTER DEATH) REGULATIONS 2007
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
These Regulations outline the circumstances under which an award of Bereavement Grant and six weeks after death payments may be made without the need for formal application or referral to a Deciding Officer for decision. These are—
- where a person in receipt of State Pension (Transition) or State Pension (Contributory) dies and an increase in respect of a qualified adult was in payment to him or her at the date of death or would have been but for the receipt by the spouse of social welfare payment in his or her own right, or
- where the spouse of a person in receipt of State Pension (Transition) or State Pension (Contributory) dies and an increase was in payment on that pension in respect of him or her at the date of his or her death, or
- in respect of the death of a child where an increase is payable to a person in receipt of State Pension (Transition) or State Pension (Contributory) for that child at date of his or her death, and
details of the death registration have been notified to the Minister by An tArd- Chláraitheoir, or a copy of the death certificate issued in respect of the deceased person in pursuance of the Civil Registration Act 2004 is submitted and, the information provided is sufficient to validate the identity of the deceased person.