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8 1986

SOCIAL WELFARE ACT, 1986

SCHEDULE B

Section 2.

“Second Schedule

Rates of Benefits

PART I

Rates of Periodical Benefits and Increases Thereof

Description of benefit

Weekly rate

Increase for adult dependant (where payable)

Increase for first qualified child (where payable)

Increase for second qualified child (where payable)

Increase for each of third, fourth and fifth qualified children (where payable)

Increase for each qualified child in excess of five (where payable)

Increase for prescribed relative under section 50 (11), 51 (2), 81 (3), 86 (3), 91 (3), 95 (2) or 103 (2) (where payable)

Increase where the person has attained pensionable age and is living alone (where payable)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(4a)

(5)

(5a)

(6)

(7)

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

1. (A) Disability Benefit and Unemployment Benefit

41.10

26.60

9.40

10.50

8.70

6.95

(B) Reduced rates of Unemployment Benefit:

(a) person entitled to an increase in respect of a qualified child but not entitled to an increase in respect of an adult dependant

34.50

8.15

9.30

7.25

5.80

(b) any other person

34.05

24.60

8.15

9.30

7.25

5.80

2. Maternity Allowance

41.10

9.40

10.50

8.70

6.95

3. Injury Benefit

56.50

26.60

9.40

10.50

8.70

6.95

4. Death Benefit:

(a) pension payable to a widow (section 50 (2)) or widower (section 50 (6))—

(i) aged under 66 years

61.00

12.40

13.65

13.65

11.75

(ii) aged over 66 years

62.30

12.75

13.80

13.80

12.05

25.60

3.55

(b) pension payable to a parent, the deceased having been at death a married person, where the parent is—

(i) aged under 66 years

27.20

(ii) aged over 66 years

27.75

25.60

3.55

(c) pension payable to a parent, the deceased having been at death a widower, a widow or a single person—

(i) where the parent is the father and was, at the death of the deceased, incapable of self-support by reason of some physical or mental infirmity and likely to remain permanently so incapable and is—

(a) aged under 66 years

61.00

(b) aged over 66 years

62.30

25.60

3.55

(ii) where the parent is the mother, having been, at the death of the deceased, a widow or having thereafter become a widow and is—

(a) aged under 66 years

61.00

(b) aged over 66 years

62.30

25.60

3.55

(iii) where the parent is the mother, not being a widow, and a pension at the rate set out at (i) above is not payable to her husband and she is—

(a) aged under 66 years

61.00

(b) aged over 66 years

62.30

25.60

3.55

(iv) in any other case where the parent is—

(a) aged under 66 years

27.20

(b) aged over 66 years

27.75

25.60

3.55

(d) pension payable to an orphan

32.15

5. Old Age (Contributory) Pension and Retirement Pension:

(a) in the case of persons under the age of 80 years

53.45

34.10

10.60

11.70

9.75

8.00

25.60

3.55

(b) in any other case

57.10

34.10

10.60

11.70

9.75

8.00

25.60

3.55

(c) additional increase for an adult dependant who has attained pensionable age

5.80

6. Invalidity Pension:

(a) where the person is aged under 66 years

47.10

30.60

10.45

11.50

9.55

7.75

25.60

(b) where the person is aged over 66 years

48.05

31.20

10.60

11.70

9.75

8.00

25.60

3.55

7. Widow's (Contributory) Pension and Deserted Wife's Benefit in the case of persons:

(a) aged under 66 years

48.10

12.40

13.65

13.65

11.75

(b) aged between 66 and 80 years

49.10

12.75

13.80

13.80

12.05

25.60

3.55

(c) aged over 80 years

52.35

12.75

13.80

13.80

12.05

25.60

3.55

8. Orphan's (Contributory) Allowance

30.40

PART II

Occupational Injuries Benefits—Gratuities and Grant

£

1. Disablement Benefit:

Maximum gratuity in the case of persons—

(i) aged under 66 years

4,370

(ii) aged over 66 years

4,450

2. Death Benefit:

(i) Widower's gratuity in the case of persons—

(a) aged under 66 years

3,180

(b) aged over 66 years

3,240

(ii) Grant in respect of funeral expenses

220

PART III

Disablement Pension

Degree of disablement

Weekly rate

(1)

(2)

Persons under the age of 66 years

Persons over the age of 66 years

£

£

100 per cent

62.90

64.30

90      ”      ”

56.61

57.87

80      ”      ”

50.32

51.44

70      ”      ”

44.03

45.01

60      ”      ”

37.74

38.58

50      ”      ”

31.45

32.15

40      ”      ”

25.16

25.72

30      ”      ”

18.87

19.29

20      ”      ”

12.58

12.86

PART IV

Increases of Disablement Pension

£

1. Increase where the person is permanently incapable of work:

in the case of persons—

(a) aged under 66 years

41.10

(b) aged over 66 years

41.90

2. Increase where the beneficiary requires constant attendance:

(a) limit of increase except in cases of exceptionally severe disablement where the person is—

(i) aged under 66 years

25.15

(ii) aged over 66 years

25.60

(b) limit in any case where the person is—

(i) aged under 66 years

50.30

(ii) aged over 66 years

51.20