Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004

Death benefit — improvements.

6.—(1) The Principal Act is amended—

(a) in section 60, by inserting the following after subsection (5) (as amended by section 14 of the Act of 1997):

“(5A) The weekly rate of pension under subsection (2) shall be increased by the amount set out in column (7) of Part I of the Second Schedule where the beneficiary has attained the age of 80 years.”,


(b) by inserting “2.00” in column (7) at reference 2(a) of Part I (amended by section 3 of the Act of 2003) of the Second Schedule.

(2) This section comes into operation on 7 May 2004.