Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993

Provisions against double pensions.

[1981, s. 181(1)]

147.—(1) Where, under this Chapter, a widow would, but for this subsection, be entitled to both a widow's (contributory) pension and a widow's (non-contributory) pension, the widow's (non-contributory) pension shall not be payable except insofar as is provided by regulations under section 209.

[1981, s. 181(2)]

(2) Not more than one widow's (contributory) pension or widow's (non-contributory) pension shall be payable to any one widow.

Orphan's Pension