Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993

Death benefit — orphans.

[1981, s. 52(1)]

62.—(1) Death benefit shall be payable in respect of an orphan who is a child or step-child of the deceased and in respect of an orphan who was wholly or mainly maintained by the deceased at the date of his death.

[1981, s. 52(2)]

(2) In the case of an orphan death benefit shall be a pension at the weekly rate set out in column (2) of Part I of the second Schedule .

[1981, s. 52(3)]

(3) Section 109 shall apply to a pension under this section as it applies to an orphan's (contributory) allowance.