Healy O'Connor

The Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2011

LEGISLATION GIVING statutory backing to key provisions of last month’s jobs initiative has been published. The Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2011 also provides for changes to the social welfare code in the pensions area and elsewhere. The Bill, which was published yesterday by the Department of Social Protection, will also put some of the […]

No Right to View Previous Social Welfare Decisions of Appeal Officers

Jama -v- Minister for Social Protection Neutral citation (2011) IEHC 379. High Court Judgment was delivered on October 11th, 2011, by Mr Justice John Hedigan. Judgment There is no obligation on the Department for Social Protection to maintain an anonymised database of decisions of appeals officers, available for examination by members of the public, in […]