Title of Payment: Child Benefit. Keyowrds: Child Benefit – Habitual Residence Condition – Right to Reside –Appeal –Appeal Disallowed – Arrears

Case Summary:

This case concerns a challenge to a decision made by a Deciding Officer (DO) whereby it was asserted
that the Appellant was not entitled to Child Benefit (CB) prior to the 1st May 2012. It was determined that the Appellant could not satisfy the habitual residence condition (HRC) prior to this date as she had no legal right of residence in the State.  Reference is made in the case summary to the Appellant’s legal status only as applies to the question of her entitlement to Child Benefit.

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Thursday, 27 February 2014

Case Summary:

This case concerns a challenge to a decision made by a Deciding Officer (DO) whereby it was asserted
that the Appellant was not entitled to Child Benefit (CB) prior to the 1st May 2012. It was determined that the Appellant could not satisfy the habitual residence condition (HRC) prior to this date as she had no legal right of residence in the State.  Reference is made in the case summary to the Appellant’s legal status only as applies to the question of her entitlement to Child Benefit.

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