Social Welfare Act, 1952

General provision as to moneys for benefits, etc.

5.—For the purpose of providing moneys for meeting the expenditure on benefit and making any other payments which under this Act are to be made out of the Fund, there shall be—

(a) contributions (in this Act referred to as employment contributions) in respect of employed contributors, each of which shall comprise a contribution by the employed contributor and a contribution (in this Act referred to as the employer's contribution) by the employer of the employed contributor,

(b) contributions (in this Act referred to as voluntary contributions) in respect of voluntary contributors, and

(c) payments out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.