Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008


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”.