Social Welfare and Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013

3.

Amendments consequent upon dissolution of An Foras Áiseanna Saothair

3. (1) Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in subsection (1)—

(i) by inserting the following definition:

“‘approved course of training’ means a course of training provided by or on behalf of—

(a) an education and training board specified in Schedule 2 to the Education and Training Boards Act 2013, or

(b) a body established by or under an enactment that provides for the dissolution of An Foras Áiseanna Saothair and confers on that body functions that are similar to the functions that, immediately before the day on which the body stands established, were vested in An Foras Áiseanna Saothair;”,

(ii) in paragraph (b) of the definition of “reckonable earnings”—

(I) in subparagraph (i) by substituting “Part 44 of that Act,” for “Part 44 of that Act, and”, and

(II) by substituting the following for subparagraph (ii):

“(ii) payments to persons attending approved courses of training, and

(iii) payments to persons attending or engaged in courses or schemes provided or approved by—

(I) Teagasc, or

(II) the National Tourism Development Authority,”,

and

(b) in subsection (2)(a)(v) by substituting “an approved course of training,” for “a non-craft full-time course approved by An Foras Áiseanna Saothair under the Industrial Training Act 1967,”.

(2) Section 62(8)(a) of the Principal Act is amended by substituting the following for subparagraph (v):

“(v) attendance at an approved course of training,”.

(3) Section 141(6) of the Principal Act is amended by substituting the following for paragraph (e):

“(e) attendance at an approved course of training,”.

(4) Reference No. 13 of Table 2 of Schedule 3 to the Principal Act is amended by substituting “an approved course of training,” for “a course approved by An Foras Áiseanna Saothair under the Industrial Training Act 1967,”.