Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993


Description o-f Benefits

Description of benefits.

[1981, s. 17(1)]

30.—(1) Benefits under this Part shall be of the following descriptions and are so described in this Act—

(a) disability benefit,

(b) maternity benefit,

(c) unemployment benefit,

(d) occupational injuries benefit, which shall comprise injury benefit, disablement benefit and death benefit,

(e) pay-related benefit,

(f) old age (contributory) pension,

(g) retirement pension,

(h) survivor's benefit,

(i) invalidity pension,

(j) widow's (contributory) pension,

(k) orphan's (contributory) allowance,

(l) deserted wife's benefit, and

(m) death grant.

[1981, s. 17(2)]

(2) Subject to section 117 and so long as that section remains in force, benefit shall, in addition to including the benefits referred to in subsection (1), also include treatment benefit under that section.

[1981, s. 17(3)]

(3) Benefit shall be paid or provided for out of the Social Insurance Fund.