Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Entitlement to death benefit.

[1993 s59; 1997 s14(1)]

80.—Subject to this Act, death benefit shall be payable as provided for in sections 81 to 84 where—

(a) an insured person dies as a result of personal injury caused on or after 1 May 1967 by accident arising out of and in the course of his or her employment, being insurable (occupational injuries) employment, or

(b) an insured person dies and where immediately before the date of death he or she was entitled to a disablement pension in respect of disablement assessed at 50 per cent or more.