Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007


Respite care grant — increase in grant and amendments.

28.— Section 225 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in subsection (1), by substituting “€1,500” for “€1,200”, and

(b) in subsections (2)(a) and (3), by substituting “employment, self-employment, or any course of education or training” for “employment or self-employment” where it occurs.


Modifications (not altering text):


Reference to respite care grant construed (1.01.2016) by Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2015 (47/2015), s. 5(2), commenced as per subs. (3)

Renaming of respite care grant

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(2) Every reference in any Act, or in any instrument made under any Act, passed or made before the commencement of this section, to respite care grant shall be construed as a reference to carer’s support grant.

(3) This section comes into operation on 1 January 2016.