Social Welfare Act, 1991

Requalification for unemployment benefit.

49.—(1) Section 34 (4) of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for paragraph (a) of the following paragraph:

“(a) he shall requalify therefor when he has qualifying contributions in respect of 13 contribution weeks begun or ended since the last day for which he was entitled to that benefit, and”.

(2) This section shall not apply to a person who, on the 11th day of April, 1991, has been in receipt of unemployment benefit for more than 155 days in a period of unemployment.