Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003

Conditions for grant of supplementary welfare allowance — amendment.

14.—The Principal Act is amended by substituting the following for section 176 (as amended by section 30 of the Act of 1999):

“Conditions for grant of supplementary welfare allowance.

176.—A health board or deciding officer may, subject to regulations made by the Minister under section 188, determine or decide that a person shall not be entitled to supplementary welfare allowance unless the person is—

(a) registered for employment in such manner as the Minister may prescribe,

(b) satisfies the conditions set out in subsections (1)(b) and (3A) of section 120, and

(c) makes application for any statutory or other benefits or assistance to which the person may be entitled including such benefits or assistance from countries other than the State.”.