Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007

8.

Jobseeker’s benefit — improvement.

8.— Section 64 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following after subsection (1)( c)(i):

“(i a) prescribed reckonable weekly earnings, in the case of a person who immediately before the week of unemployment for which jobseeker’s benefit was claimed—

(I) was in receipt of carer’s benefit or carer’s allowance and,

(II) was in receipt of jobseeker’s benefit immediately before receiving a payment referred to in subparagraph (I),

or”.