Social Welfare (No. 2) Act 2019

Working family payment - avoidance of multiple payments

14. Section 247 (amended by section 6 of, and the Schedule to, the Social Welfare Act 2019 ) of the Principal Act is amended, by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (6):

“(6) Where, but for this subsection, working family payment and—

(a) partial capacity benefit,

(b) jobseeker’s benefit,

(c) jobseeker’s benefit (self-employed),

(d) carer’s benefit,

(e) jobseeker’s allowance,

(f) carer’s allowance, or

(g) farm assist,

would be payable to or in respect of a person in respect of the same period, only one shall be paid.”.