Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993

Regulations varying rates of benefit or assistance. [1982, s. 9]

241.—(1) Notwithstanding anything in this Act the Minister may by regulations increase temporarily or vary all or any of the rates of benefit (other than child benefit or family income supplement).

[1981, s. 308(2)]

(2) Regulations under subsection (1) shall not so vary the rate of any benefit as to reduce the amount of the rate payable at the commencement of the regulations.