ANNEX C




Table 1



Increases in Maximum Weekly Rates of Social Insurance from January 2003




 
Present
New
 
Rate
Rate
Personal and Qualified Adult Rates


 
 

Retirement Pension/Old Age Contributory Pension:
 

(i) Under 80:
 

Personal rate
147.30
157.30
Person with qualified adult under 66
245.40
262.10
Person with qualified adult 66 or over
261.10
278.80
 
 

(ii) 80 or over:
 

Personal rate
153.70
163.70
Person with qualified adult under 66
251.80
268.50
Person with qualified adult 66 or over
267.50
285.20
 
 

Widow's/Widower's Contributory Pension:
 

(i) Under 66
123.30
130.30
(ii) 66 and under 80
144.80
155.80
(iii) 80 or over
151.20
162.20
 
 

Invalidity Pension:
 

(i) Under 65:
 

Personal rate
123.30
130.30
Person with qualified adult under 66
211.30
223.30
Person with qualified adult 66 or over
228.70
243.40
 
 

(ii) 65 and under 80:
 

Personal rate
147.30
157.30
Person with qualified adult under 66
235.30
250.30
Person with qualified adult 66 or over
252.70
270.40
 
 

(iii) 80 or over:
 

Personal rate
153.70
163.70
Person with qualified adult under 66
241.70
256.70
Person with qualified adult 66 or over
259.10
276.80
 
 

Carers Benefit
 

Personal rate
132.70
139.70
 
 

Occupational Injuries Benefit - Death Benefit Pension:
 

(i) Personal rate under 66
146.60
153.60
(ii) Personal rate over 66
151.70
161.70
 
 

Occupational Injuries Benefit - Disablement Pension:
 

Personal rate
148.90
155.90
 
 

Disability / Unemployment Benefit:
 

Personal rate
118.80
124.80
Person with qualified adult
197.60
207.60
 
 

Injury Benefit/Health and Safety Benefit:
 

Personal rate
118.80
124.80
Person with qualified adult
197.60
207.60
 
 

Orphan's Contributory Allowance
91.00
97.00
 
 
 
 
 













ANNEX C




Table 2




Increases in Maximum Weekly Rates of Social Assistance from January 2003




 
Present
New
 
Rate
Rate
Personal and Qualified Adult Rates


 
 

Old Age Non-Contributory Pension:
 

(i) Under 80:
 

Personal rate
134.00
144.00
Person with qualified adult
222.50
239.20
 
 

(ii) 80 or over:
 

Personal rate
140.40
150.40
Person with qualified adult
228.90
245.60
 
 

Blind Person's Pension:
 

(i) Under 66:
 

Personal rate
118.80
124.80
Person with qualified adult under 66
197.60
207.60
Person with qualified adult 66 or over
207.30
220.00
 
 

(ii) 66 and under 80:
 

Personal rate
134.00
144.00
Person with qualified adult under 66
212.80
226.80
Person with qualified adult 66 or over
222.50
239.20
 
 

(iii) 80 or over:
 

Personal rate
140.40
150.40
Person with qualified adult under 66
219.20
233.20
Person with qualified adult 66 or over
228.90
245.60
 
 

Widow's/Widower's Non-Contributory Pension:
 

(i) Under 66
118.80
124.80
(ii) 66 and under 80
134.00
144.00
(iii) 80 or over
140.40
150.40
 
 

One-Parent Family Payment:
 

(including one child)
 

(i) Under 66
138.10
144.10
(ii) 66 years and over
153.30
163.30
 
 

Carer's Allowance:
 

(i) Under 66
122.60
129.60
(ii) 66 years and over
137.80
147.80
 
 

Disability Allowance
 

Personal rate
118.80
124.80
Personal with qualified adult
197.60
207.60
 
 

Supplementary Welfare Allowance:
 

Personal rate
118.80
124.80
Person with qualified adult
197.60
207.60
 
 

Unemployment Assistance:
 

Personal rate
118.80
124.80
Person with qualified adult
197.60
207.60
 
 

Pre-Retirement Allowance / Farm Assist
 

Personal rate
118.80
124.80
Person with qualified adult
197.60
207.60
 
 
 
Orphan's Non-Contributory Pension
91.00
97.00
 
 
 
 
 
















ANNEX C




Table 3







Increases in Monthly Rates of Child Benefit from April 2003







 
 
Present
New
 
Rate
Rate
 


Child Benefit
 

 
 

(i) First and Second Children
117.60
125.60
(ii) Third and Subsequent Children
147.30
157.30
 
 
 
 
 













Table 4




Increases in Maximum Weekly Rates of Health Allowances from January 2003



 
 
Present
New
 
Rate
Rate
 


 
 

Supplementary Allowance payable to Blind Persons
 

in receipt of a Blind Pension
 




(i) Blind Pensioner
36.90
38.80
(ii) Blind Married Couple
73.80
77.60
 
 

 
 

Infectious Diseases Maintenance Allowance
 

 
 

(i) Personal Rate
118.80
124.80
(ii) Person with qualified adult
198.80
208.80