Social Welfare (Occupational Injuries) Act, 1966

Increase of injury benefit and disablement pension for child or children qualified for purposes of this Act.

11.—(1) The weekly rate of injury benefit shall be increased by thirteen shillings in respect of a child qualified for the purposes of this Act or each of two children so qualified who normally resides or reside with the beneficiary and, in addition, where there are more than two such children, by eight shillings in respect of each such child in excess of two.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section shall, for any period for which the beneficiary either is entitled to an unemployability supplement or is receiving approved hospital treatment, apply to a disablement pension as it applies to injury benefit.