Social Welfare Act, 1972

Amendments relating to the extension of certain provisions of Act of 1952 to members of Garda Síochána.

15.—(1) The Act of 1952 is hereby amended by—

(a) the insertion after paragraph 10 (inserted by the Social Welfare (Insurance Inclusions and Exclusions) Regulations, 1968 (S.I. No. 51 of 1968)) of Part I of the First Schedule of the following paragraph:

“11. Employment as a member of the Garda Síochána.”,


(b) the insertion in section 12 (1) after subparagraph (g) (inserted by the Act of 1968) of the following:


(h) persons employed as members of the Garda Síochána.”.

(2) Section 3 (3) of the Social Welfare (Occupational Injuries) Act, 1966 , is hereby amended by the insertion after subparagraph (d) of the following:

“(e) employment as a member of the Garda Síochána.”.

(3) This section shall come into operation on such date as the Minister by order appoints for that purpose.