S.I. No 748 of 2007.

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S.I. 748 of 2007




( 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 payment, subject to a minimum payment of €30.

The bonus payment applies to recipients of —

  • Blind Pension,
  • Carer’s Allowance,
  • Carer’s Benefit,
  • Death Benefit by way of pension,
  • Disability Allowance,
  • Disablement Pension,
  • Farm Assist,
  • Guardian’s Payment (Contributory and Non-Contributory),
  • Invalidity Pension,
  • Jobseeker’s Allowance in respect of a continuous period of unemployment of at least 15 months,
  • One-parent Family Payment,
  • Pre-Retirement Allowance,
  • 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),
  • State Pension (Contributory and Non-Contributory),
  • State Pension (Transition),
  • Widow’s and Widower’s (Contributory) Pension, and
  • Widow’s and Widower’s (Non-Contributory) Pension.

Last modified:25/09/2008

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