Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Chapter 4

Old Age (Non-Contributory) Pension


[1993 s132]

152.—In this Chapter—

“spouse”, subject to section 3 (10), includes—

(a) a party to a marriage that has been dissolved, being a dissolution that is recognised as valid in the State, or

[1995 (No. 2) s10]

(b) a man and woman who are not married to each other but are cohabiting as husband and wife;

[2000 s17(2) & Sch E; 2005 (SW&P) s25 & Sch 3]

“weekly means” shall, subject to Rule 1(1) of Part 3 of Schedule 3 , be the yearly means divided by 52.