Social Welfare (No. 2) Act, 1974

Amendment of section 6 of Act of 1952 (removal of liability to pay certain contributions).

16.—(1) Section 6 of the Act of 1952 is hereby amended by the substitution for subsection (10) (inserted by section 13 of the Act of 1973) of the following subsection:

“(10) The rate of employment contribution specified in the Second Schedule to this Act as payable by the employed contributor shall not be payable in the case of an employed contributor who is in receipt of any of the following—

(a) a widow's (contributory) pension,

(b) a widow's (non-contributory) pension,

(c) deserted wife's benefit,

(d) a deserted wife's allowance,

(e) death benefit by way of widow's pension under the Social Welfare (Occupational Injuries) Act, 1966 ,

(f) a social assistance allowance under section 8 of the Social Welfare Act, 1973 ,

(g) a payment corresponding to a pension under (a) or (e) of this subsection from the competent institution of a member state (other than the State) of the European Economic Community under legislation to which the regulations of the Community on the application of social security schemes to employed persons and their families moving within the Community apply.”.

(2) This section shall come into operation on the 1st day of July, 1974.