Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008

7.

State pension (non-contributory) — improvements.

7.— The Principal Act is amended in section 159 (substituted by section 16(1)( e) of the Act of 2006)—

( a) by inserting “, disability allowance under Chapter 10 of this Part” after “section 178”, and

( b) by inserting the following after paragraph ( c):

“( ca) an amount equal to the rate of disability allowance which was payable in accordance with section 211 immediately before becoming entitled to State pension (non-contributory) and the rate payable in accordance with sections 156, 157 and 158, or”.