Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Death benefit — orphans.

[1993 s62(1)]

83.—(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 or her death.

[1993 s62(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 1 of Schedule 2 .

[1993 s62(3)]

(3) Section 133 applies to a pension under this section as it applies to an orphan's (contributory) allowance.