Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018

Payment after death - domiciliary care allowance

13. (1) Section 248(2) of the Principal Act, is amended by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph (ea) (inserted by section 9 of the Act of 2015):

“(eb) where a person is in receipt of domiciliary care allowance and the qualified child for the purpose of the payment of that allowance dies, payment of the domiciliary care allowance shall continue to be made for 3 months after the death of the child,”.

(2) This section comes into operation on 1 January 2019.