Updated to 10 May 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 204 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-2 30 March 1984 Commenced on enactment
S. 3 in so far as it relates to disability benefit, unemployment benefit, maternity allowance, deserted wife's benefit, invalidity pension, retirement pension, injury benefit, disablement gratuity and disablement pension 5 July 1984 Commenced as per s. 3(2)(a)
S. 3 in so far as it relates to death benefit under ss. 50, 51 or 52 of the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 1981, old age (contributory) pension, widow's (contributory) pension and orphan's (contributory) allowance 6 July 1984 Commenced as per s. 3(2)(b)
S. 4 in so far as it relates to unemployment assistance and supplementary welfare allowance 4 July 1984 Commenced as per s. 4(2)(a)
S. 4 in so far as it relates to deserted wife's allowance, prisoner's wife's allowance, social assistance allowance and single woman's allowance 5 July 1984 Commenced as per s. 4(2)(b)
S. 4 in so far as it relates to old age pension, blind pension, widow's (non-contributory) pension and orphan's (non-contributory) pension 6 July 1984 Commenced as per s. 4(2)(c)
S. 4 in so far as it relates to children's allowances 7 August 1984 Commenced as per s. 4(2)(d)
S. 5 30 March 1984 Commenced on enactment
S. 6 6 April 1984 Commenced as per s. 6(2)
Ss. 7-12 30 March 1984 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 13-17 30 October 1984 Social Welfare Act, 1984 (Part III) (commencement) Order 1984 (S.I. No. 277 of 1984), art. 2
Ss. 18-30 2 July 1984 Social Welfare Act, 1984 (Part IV) (Commencement) Order 1984 (S.I. No. 158 of 1984), art. 2
Schs. A, B See s. 3

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Repealed with continuance of instruments etc. 27/1993, ss. 300-304, sch. 5
Pt. IV (ss. 18-30) transitional provisions for decisions given under S.I. No. 159 of 1984, regs. 2, 15

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 4 European Assembly Elections (Forms) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 120 of 1984)
S. 29 Social Welfare (Old Age and Blind Persons) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 159 of 1984)
S. 30 Social Welfare Act, 1984 (Part IV) (Commencement) Order 1984 (S.I. No. 158 of 1984)