Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Statutory conditions.

[1993 s134; 2004 (MP) s17 & Sch 1]

154.—The statutory conditions for the receipt of an old age (non-contributory) pension by any person are—

(a) the person must have attained pensionable age,

(b) the means of the person as calculated in accordance with the Rules contained in Part 3 of Schedule 3 do not exceed the appropriate highest amount of means at which pension may be paid to that person in accordance with section 156 , and

(c) the person must be habitually resident in the State at the date of the making of the application for that pension.