Updated to 11 April 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 154 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 27 June 1974 Commenced on enactment
S. 2 5 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 2(3)
S. 3 3 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 3(2)
S. 4 in the case of allowances payable by virtue of section 22 of the Act of 1970, section 8 of the Act of 1973 or section 9 of this Act 4 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 4(2)
S. 4 in all other cases 5 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 4(2)
S. 5 5 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 5(2)
S. 6 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 6(2)
S. 7 4 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 7(2)
S. 8 4 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 8(4)
S. 9 4 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 9(6)
S. 10 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 10(3)
S. 11 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 11(6)
S. 12 in so far as it relates to disability benefit, unemployment benefit and maternity allowance 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 12(2)(a)
S. 12 in so far as it relates to deserted wife's benefit, invalidity pension and retirement pension 4 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 12(2)(b)
S. 12 in so far as it relates to any other benefit 5 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 12(2)(c)
S. 13 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 13(2)
S. 14 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 14(2)
S. 15 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 15(2)
S. 16 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 16(2)
S. 17 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 17(2)
S. 18 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 18(2)
S. 19 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 19(2)
S. 20 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 20(2)
S. 21 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 21(2)
S. 22 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 22(2)
S. 23 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 23(2)
S. 24 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 24(3)
S. 25 1 July 1974 Commenced as per s. 25(2)
S. 26 27 June 1974 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Rep., continuance of instrs., etc. 1/1981, ss. 310-312, sch. 6, pt. 2
S. 8, table substituted S.I. No. 320 of 1979, reg. 7
  S.I. No. 313 of 1977, reg. 7
  S.I. No. 259 of 1976, reg. 6
S. 8, table rates substituted S.I. No. 215 of 1975, regs. 7, table
S. 10(2)(b) application restricted S.I. No. 208 of 1974, regs. 2, 7(1)
  S.I. No. 208 of 1974, regs. 2, 8

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 3 Social Welfare (Single Woman's Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 90 of 1978)
S. 8 Social Welfare (Assistance) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 236 of 1979)
  Social Welfare (Overlapping Benefits) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 182 of 1977)
  Social Welfare (Overlapping Benefits) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 224 of 1974)
  Social Welfare (Single Woman's Allowance) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 209 of 1974)
S. 9 Social Welfare (Assistance) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 236 of 1979)
  Social Welfare (Overlapping Benefits) (Amendment) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 118 of 1979)
  Social Welfare (Prisoner's Wife's Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 93 of 1978)
  Social Welfare (Overlapping Benefits) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 182 of 1977)
  Social Welfare (Overlapping Benefits) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 224 of 1974)
  Social Welfare (Prisoner's Wife's Allowance) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 220 of 1974)
S. 10 Social Welfare (Payment of Benefit after Death) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 208 of 1974)