Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Entitlement to allowance.

[1993 s164; 2004 (MP) s17 & Sch 1]

180.—(1) Subject to this Act, an allowance (in this Act referred to as “carer's allowance”) shall, in the circumstances and subject to the conditions that may be prescribed, be payable to a carer.

[2004 (MP) s17 & Sch 1]

(2) A carer shall not be entitled to an allowance under this section unless he or she is habitually resident in the State at the date of the making of the application for the allowance.