Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005


[1993 s169(1)]

186.—(1) The Minister shall make regulations for the purpose of giving effect to this Chapter.

[1993 s169(2); 2005 (SW&P) s25 & Sch 3]

(2) Regulations under this section may, in particular and without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1)

(a) provide for amounts paid in respect of prescribed relative allowance on or after 1 November 1990 to be treated as payment on account of carer's allowance,

(b) provide for—

(i) entitling to carer's allowance the class or classes of person that may be prescribed who would be entitled to that allowance but for the fact that the conditions as to means as calculated in accordance with the Rules contained in Part 3 of Schedule 3 are not satisfied, or

(ii) entitling to carer's allowance at a rate higher than that calculated in accordance with section 181 (2) the class or classes of person that may be prescribed, and the rate of allowance so payable may vary in accordance with the claimant's means.