Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Chapter 17

Invalidity Pension

Entitlement to pension.

[1993 s95(1)]

118.—(1) Subject to this Act, a person shall be entitled to invalidity pension where he or she—

(a) is permanently incapable of work, and

(b) satisfies the contribution conditions in section 119 .

[1993 s95(2)]

(2) The conditions under which a person shall be regarded for the purposes of this section as being permanently incapable of work shall be specified by regulations.

[1993 s95(3)]

(3) Regulations may provide for disqualifying a person for receiving invalidity pension where he or she fails without good cause to observe any prescribed rules of behaviour.