Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Amount of increases payable in respect of qualified child normally resident with beneficiary.

[1993 s138; 1999 s17(2) & Sch D]

158.—Subject to section 159 , the increase payable under section 156 (1) in respect of a qualified child who normally resides with the beneficiary and the spouse of the beneficiary shall be payable at the rate of one-half of the appropriate amount in any case where the spouse of the beneficiary is entitled to any benefit, assistance, allowance (other than supplementary welfare allowance) or any other pension under this Act.