CG/4139/2006 - averaging of income - Social Security and Child Support Commissioners' Decisions 1.6.07
The impact of earnings on the receipt of Carer's Allowance must be assessed for social security benefit purposes. A person who is gainfully employed as a marker, examiner or
invigilator of examinations leading to any certificate, diploma, degree or professional qualification, provided the whole of the work is to be performed in less than 12 months,
is treated as self-employed and their earnings must be averaged over the full year.