Social Welfare Act, 1992

Amendment of section 209 of Principal Act.

47.—(1) The Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for section 209 of the following section:

Weekly or monthly supplements.

209.—(1) Subject to this Chapter, in the case of a person whose means are insufficient to meet his needs, regulations may provide for a weekly or monthly payment to supplement that person's income.

(2) Regulations under subsection (1) may prescribe the class or classes of persons to whom and the conditions and circumstances under which a payment under subsection (1) may be made and the amount of such a payment (either generally or in relation to a particular class or classes of persons).”.

(2) This section shall come into operation on such day as the Minister may appoint by order.