Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Chapter 10

Disability Allowance


[1996 s13; 2005 (SW&P) s25 & Sch 3]

209.—(1) In this Chapter—

“institution” means a hospital, convalescent home or home for people suffering from physical or mental disability or ancillary accommodation, nursing home for the care and maintenance of dependent elderly people and any other similar establishment providing residence, maintenance or care where the cost of a person’s maintenance in that institution is being met in whole or in part by or on behalf of the Executive;

“weekly means” means, subject to Rule 1(1) of Part 2 of Schedule 3 , the yearly means divided by 52 and the amount so calculated shall be rounded to the nearest €1 where it is not a multiple of 50 cent or €1.

[1996 s13; 2005 (SW&P) s25 & Sch 3]

(2) In this Chapter, references to means shall be read as references to means as calculated in accordance with the Rules contained in Part 2 of Schedule 3 .