Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Exclusion of persons in full-time employment.

[1993 s173(1); 1994 s25]

191.—(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a person shall not, other than in the circumstances and subject to the conditions that may be prescribed, be entitled to supplementary welfare allowance in relation to any period during which he or she is engaged in remunerative full-time work.

[1993 s173(2)]

(2) The Minister may by regulations provide for the postponement of the operation of subsection (1) in respect of any class of persons becoming engaged in remunerative full-time work until such period after the beginning of the engagement as may be specified in the regulations.

[1993 s173(3)]

(3) Subsection (1) shall not apply in the case of any person engaged in remunerative full-time work where the earning power of the person is, by reason of any physical or mental disability, substantially reduced in comparison with the earning power of other persons engaged in similar work.