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Name: Social Welfare (Unemployment Assistance) (Amendment) Regulations, 1993 (S.I. No. 175 of 1993)
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Unemployment benefit; Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1993-06-25
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 2 p.
ISN: IRL-1993-R-34153
Bibliography: Printed separately, 2 p.
Abstract/Citation: Section 104A of the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1981 disqualifies a person engaged in course of study from receiving unemployment assistance other than in such circumstances and conditions as may be prescribed. These Regulations exempt from this disqualification a person who is - (a) a mature student as defined in the Local Authorities (Higher Education Grants) Act , 1968; (b) participating in one of the educational initiatives for the long-term unemployed such as Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme and the Third Level Allowance Scheme; or (c) participating in a course of education approved by a company established under the Programme for Economic and Social Progress.
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