Social Welfare Act, 1992

Increases for qualified children.

16.—(1) Section 50 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for subsection (9) (inserted by section 2 of the Social Welfare Act, 1982 ) of the following subsection:

“(9) The weekly rate of pension under subsection (2) or (6) shall be increased by the appropriate amount set out in column (4) or (5) of Part I of the Second Schedule in respect of each qualified child who normally resides with the beneficiary.”.

(2) The following provisions of the Principal Act are hereby repealed—

(a) subsection (5) of section 81,

(b) subsection (5) of section 86,

(c) subsection (5) of section 91,

(d) subsection (3) of section 100, and

(e) the definition of “qualified child” in section 157.