Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Investigations by Health Service Executive.

[1993 s299(1); 2005 (SW&P) s23 & Sch 1]

359.—(1) The Executive may investigate into any question arising on or in relation to supplementary welfare allowance granted by the Executive and may, for the purpose of the investigation, require a liable relative or any employer of any such person to give to the Executive the information and to produce to the Executive for inspection the documents relating to that person that the Executive may reasonably require.

[1993 s299(2); 2005 (SW&P) s26 & Sch 4]

(2) Where a liable relative or the employer of any such person fails to comply with subsection (1) he or she is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €1,500 or on conviction on indictment to a fine not exceeding €13,000.