Social Welfare Act, 1994

Amendment of section 170 of Principal Act (definition of child dependant).

23.—Section 170 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for the definition of “child dependant” of the following definition:

“‘child dependant’ means, in relation to a beneficiary, any child, not being an adult dependant, who is dependent on that beneficiary for support and who is under the age of 18 years or is of or over the age of 18 years and is regarded as attending a course of study within the meaning of section 126 (3) (a);”.