Social Welfare Act, 1992

Amendment of section 318 of Principal Act.

23.—Section 318 (inserted by section 12 of the Social Welfare Act, 1989 ) is hereby amended by—

(a) the deletion in subsection (1) of “Subject to subsection (2),”,

(b) the substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:

“(2) A person who claims a benefit or allowance may be required by the competent authority to consent to the transfer to the competent authority of payments made to that person in compliance with an order of the court, such transfer to be conditional on the award of benefit or allowance to that person.”, and

(c) the substitution in subsection (3) for “subsections (1) and (2)” of “subsection (1)”.