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Backdating job seekers allowance

It may also be applied where one of the following conditions applies, subject to the circumstances of the case.

See also Part 9, Chapter 1 of Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005. 142 of 2007) as amended – Articles 179 to 191 and SI 695 of 2006.

The main regulatory provisions with regard to claims are Legislation contained in Chapter 1 of Part 7 of the Social Welfare (Consolidated Claims, Payments and Control) Regulations (S. Previously - SI 55 of 1998, SI 159 of 2000 and SI 160 of 2000.

The Minister may accept a letter or other suitable form of notification, as satisfying the requirement of making a claim within the prescribed time.

Similarly, a claim for a particular non-contributory payment is normally treated as a claim for an equivalent contributory payment if it transpires subsequently that there was a contributory entitlement.

We can sometimes backdate the start of your Housing Benefit for up to one month before the date you claimed. We can sometimes backdate the start of your Council Tax Support for up to six months before the date you claimed.

In all cases you must have good reason for not claiming sooner, throughout the period that you are requesting backdating for.

This will allow, where appropriate, backdating of the claim to the date of the earlier claim in the relevant State.