Social Welfare Act 2017


Preliminary and General

Short title, construction, collective citation and commencement

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Social Welfare Act 2017.

(2) The Social Welfare Acts and Part 2 shall be construed together as one Act.

(3) Section 3 shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or provisions.