S.I. No. 38 of 2012
Social Welfare (Consolidated Claims, Payments and Control)(Amendment) (NO. 1) (Overlapping Benefits) Regulations 2012
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
These Regulations provide for the discontinuation of entitlement to the payment of illness benefit, jobseeker�s benefit, injury benefit and incapacity supplement at half-rate to recipients of widows, widowers and surviving civil partners pensions, one-parent family payment and analogous payments, with effect from week commencing 30 January 2012. These provisions will apply to new claimants for illness benefit, jobseeker�s benefit, injury benefit and incapacity supplement, with the entitlement of existing recipients of such half-rate payments being protected for the balance of the period of entitlement to such payments.