Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010

Jobseeker’s allowance — assessment of means.

9.— Section 141(2) (as amended by section 9 of the Act of 2007) of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following paragraph after paragraph (c):

“(ca) Where the spouse of a claimant for jobseeker’s allowance is a spouse referred to in Part 6, and is in receipt of a payment under Part 6, the means of the claimant shall be taken to be one-half the means.”.