Social Welfare Act, 1988

Amendment of section 93 of Principal Act (widow's (contributory) pension).

14.—The Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion after section 93 of the following section:

“93A. For the purposes of section 93 (1) (b) in the case of a person who becomes a self-employed contributor on 6th April, 1988, and who at any time prior to that date was an employed contributor the date on which the person first entered into insurance or 6th April, 1988, whichever is more favourable shall be regarded as the date of entry into insurance.”.