Social Welfare Act, 2001


Amendment of Health Contributions Act, 1979

Amendment to Health Contributions Act, 1979 — alignment of tax and calendar year.

38.—(1) For the purpose of determining a person's liability in respect of the health contribution payable in accordance with the provisions of the Health Contributions Act, 1979 , for the period commencing on 6 April 2001 and ending on 31 December 2001, sections 7A(1)(b) and (2) (as amended by section 34 of the Act of 2000) shall have effect as if for the sum specified therein there were substituted £10,775.

(2) This section comes into operation on such day as the Minister may appoint by order.