National Health Insurance Act, 1923

Provisions as to temporary residence.

16.—If a person who is insured in Saorstát Eireann is temporarily resident in Great Britain he, and in the case of maternity benefit his wife, shall not by reason of such residence be disentitled to sickness, disablement or maternity benefit, and such benefit shall be payable by the Society or out of the fund by or out of which it would have been payable had the insured person continued to reside in Saorstát Eireann.