Social Welfare Act, 1983

Social assistance payments (new rates).

3.—(1) The Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for Parts I and III of the Fourth Schedule (inserted by the Act of 1982) of the Parts set out in Schedule B to this Act.

(2) This section shall come into operation—

(a) in so far as it relates to unemployment assistance and supplementary welfare allowance, on the 29th day of June, 1983,

(b) in so far as it relates to deserted wife's allowance, prisoner's wife's allowance, social assistance allowance and single woman's allowance, on the 30th day of June, 1983, and

(c) in so far as it relates to old age pension, blind pension, widow's (non-contributory) pension and orphan's (non-contributory) pension, on the 1st day of July, 1983.