Social Welfare (Supplementary Welfare Allowances) Act, 1975

Exclusion of persons in full-time employment.

4.—(1) Subject to the provisions of subsections (2) and (3) of this section, a person shall not be entitled to supplementary welfare allowance in relation to any period during which he is engaged in remunerative full-time work.

(2) The Minister may by regulations provide for the postponement of the operation of subsection (1) of this section in respect of any class of persons becoming engaged in remunerative full-time work until such period after the commencement of the engagement as may be specified in the regulations.

(3) Subsection (1) of this section shall not apply in the case of any person engaged in remunerative full-time work where the earning power of such person is, by reason of any physical or mental disability, substantially reduced in comparison with the earning power of other persons engaged in similar work.