Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007
Pre-retirement allowance — amendments.
21.— Section 149 of the Principal Act is amended—
( a) in subsection (1), by substituting the following for paragraph ( c)(iii)(II):
“(II) carer’s allowance, but—
(A) has ceased to be entitled to carer’s allowance by virtue of no longer being regarded as a carer within the meaning of section 179(1), or
(B) was in receipt of pre-retirement allowance immediately before receiving carer’s allowance.”,
( b) in subsection (7) (inserted by section 15 of the Act of 2006), by substituting “subsections (8) and (9)” for “subsection (8)”, and
( c) by inserting the following after subsection (8) (inserted by section 15 of the Act of 2006):
“(9) Subsection (7) shall not apply to a person who—
( a) was in receipt of carer’s allowance immediately before the date prescribed for the purposes of subsection (7), and
( b) was in receipt of pre-retirement allowance immediately before receiving carer’s allowance.”.