Social Welfare Act, 1988


Miscellaneous Amendments

Application of Probation of Offenders Act, 1907, to certain persons.


(a) a person is charged with an offence in relation to the receipt of any benefit, pension, assistance or allowance under the Principal Act or under regulations made under or applying the provisions of the Principal Act, and

(b) the court proposes to make an order under section 1 (1) of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1907 ,

the court shall not make such order until it is satisfied that any amounts due to be repaid in respect of such benefit, pension, assistance or allowance have been repaid.