Finance Act 2003

Amendment of section 126 (tax treatment of certain benefits payable under Social Welfare Acts) of Principal Act.

5.—Section 126 of the Principal Act is amended by substituting the following for paragraph (b) (inserted by the Finance Act 2002 ) of subsection (8):

“(b) Notwithstanding subsection (3) and the Finance Act 1992 (Commencement of Section 15) (Unemployment Benefit and Pay-Related Benefit) Order 1994 ( S.I. No. 19 of 1994 ), subsection (3)(b) shall not apply in relation to unemployment benefit paid or payable, in the period commencing on 6 April 1997 and ending on 31 December 2004, to a person employed in short-time employment.”.