Social Welfare Act, 1991

Revised decisions.

35.Section 300 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion after paragraph (a) of subsection (5) of the following paragraph:

“(aa) Where any benefit, assistance, supplement or child benefit will, by virtue of the revised decision, be disallowed or reduced or a qualification certificate under Chapter 2 of Part III is revoked and the revised decision is given in the light of new evidence or new facts which have been brought to the notice of the deciding officer or appeals officer (as the case may be) since the original decision was given, it shall take effect from such date as that officer shall determine having regard to the new facts or new evidence.”.