Updated to 19 February 2021 (Act No. 32 of 2020 and S.I. No. 75 of 2021)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 29 March 1976 Commenced on enactment
S. 2 2 April 1976 S. 2(2)
S. 3 31 March 1976 S. 3(3)
S. 4 31 March 1976 S. 4(2)
S. 5 insofar as it relates to widow's (non-contributory) pension 2 April 1976 S. 5(2)
S. 5 insofar as it relates to deserted wife's allowance, social assistance allowance for unmarried mothers and prisoner's wife's allowance 1 April 1976 S. 5(2)
S. 6 2 April 1976 S. 6(2)
S. 7 1 April 1976 S. 7(2)
S. 8 1 April 1976 S. 8(2)
S. 9 insofar as it relates to disability benefit, unemployment benefit and maternity allowance 5 April 1976 S. 9(2)(a)
S. 9 insofar as it relates to deserted wife's benefit, invalidity pension and retirement pension 1 April 1976 S. 9(2)(b)
S. 9 insofar as it relates to any other benefit 2 April 1976 S. 9(2)(c)
S. 10 5 April 1976 S. 10(2)
S. 11 5 April 1976 S. 11(3)
S. 12 5 April 1976 S. 12(6)
S. 13(1) 5 April 1976 S. 13(1)(b)
S. 13(2) 5 April 1976 S. 13(2)(b)
S. 14 5 April 1976 S. 14(2)
S. 15 5 April 1976 S. 15(2)
S. 16 insofar as it does not relate to the increases provided for in ss. 17(2), 18(2), 18(3), 19, 20, 21(2) of the Social Welfare (Occupational Injuries) Act 1966 (No. 16 of 1966) 5 April 1976 S. 16(3)
S. 16 insofar as it relates to the increases provided for in ss. 17(2), 18(2), 18(3), 19, 20, 21(2) of the Social Welfare (Occupational Injuries) Act 1966 (No. 16 of 1966) 2 April 1976 S. 16(4)
S. 17 1 April 1976 S. 17(2)
S. 18 1 April 1976 S. 18(2)
S. 19 1 April 1976 S. 19(2)
S. 20 29 March 1976 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Rep., ctnce of instrs., etc. 1/1981, ss. 310-312, sch. 6, pt. 2
S.13(2) ceased  6/1976, s.13(2)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act