Social Welfare (No. 2) Act, 1987

Entitlement to pay-related benefit.

11.—(1) Section 72 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for paragraph (a) of subsection (1) (inserted by section 8 of the Act of 1983 and amended by section 11 of the Act of 1986) of the following paragraph:

“(a) is a day of incapacity for work which forms part of a period of interruption of employment and in respect of which the person is entitled to disability benefit or in respect of which the person would be entitled to disability benefit but for the fact that injury benefit is payable to the person under Chapter 5 in respect of that day, or”.

(2) This section shall not apply in respect of any claim for maternity allowance under section 24 (2) (b) (inserted by section 9 of the Act of 1981) of the Principal Act which commences prior to the 4th day of April, 1988.