Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993


[1984, s. 13]

202.—(1) The Minister may make regulations for the purpose of giving effect to this Part.

[1984, s. 13]

(2) Regulations under this section may, in particular and without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1)—

(a) provide for the manner of calculation or estimation of weekly family income;

(b) provide, in calculating or estimating weekly family income, for the disregarding in whole or in part of any amount of that income from any source specified in the regulations;

(c) determine the circumstances in which a person shall be regarded as being engaged in remunerative full-time employment as an employee;

(d) require employers to furnish such information as the Minister may require for the purpose of determining a claim for family income supplement.

[1992, s. 39]

(3) The Minister may by regulations vary—

(a) the amounts specified in section 198, and

(b) the percentage rate specified in section 199(1),

but any such variation shall not reduce the amounts or the percentage rate applicable immediately before the commencement of such regulations.