Social Welfare Act 2019

Jobseeker’s benefit - duration of payment

4. Section 67 of the Principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (8):

“(8A) For the purposes of this section, where a person receives jobseeker’s benefit (self-employed) in respect of any week of unemployment, and that person is entitled to jobseeker’s benefit in respect of that week, any day of unemployment in that week shall be treated as though it were a day in respect of which jobseeker’s benefit was paid.”.