Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993


Unemployment Assistance


[1992, s. 27(1); 1993, s. 39(6)]

119.—(1) In this Chapter—

“beneficiary” means a person entitled to unemployment assistance;

“weekly means” shall be the yearly means divided by 52:

Provided that the amount so calculated shall be rounded up to the nearest £1 where it is a multiple of 50p but not also a multiple of £1 and shall be rounded to the nearest £1 where it is not a multiple of 50p or £1.

[1992, s. 27(1)]

(2) In this Chapter references to means shall be construed as references to means as calculated in accordance with the Rules contained in Part I of the Third Schedule .

[1992, s. 27(6)]

(3) Where, immediately before the 29th day of July, 1992, a person was entitled to or in receipt of unemployment assistance, any decision by a deciding officer or an appeals officer in relation to the means of that person for the purposes of his qualifying for a qualification certificate shall be deemed to be a decision under section 120(1)(f).