Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993


[1988, s. 28(1)]

129.—The Minister may make regulations for the purpose of giving effect to this Chapter and such regulations may, in particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing—

(a) specify the age for the purposes of section 127(1)(a),

(b) specify the periods which shall be regarded as periods of retirement for the purposes of this Chapter,

(c) vary the weekly rate of pre-retirement allowance under section 128, but any such variation shall not reduce the weekly rates applicable immediately before the commencement of such regulations.