Updated to 17 October 2020 (Act No. 15 of 2020 and S.I. No. 444 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 2 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 3  insofar as it relates to disability benefit, maternity allowance, injury benefit, disablement gratuity and disablement pension 27 July 1992 S. 3(2)(a)
S. 3 insofar as it relates to unemployment benefit, deserted wife's benefit, invalidity pension and retirement pension 30 July 1992 S. 3(2)(b)
S. 3 insofar as it relates to death benefit under ss. 50-52 of the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 1981, old age (contributory) pension, survivor's benefit, widow's (contributory) pension and orphan's (contributory) allowance 31 July 1992 S. 3(2)(c)
S. 4 insofar as it relates to supplementary welfare allowance 27 July 1992 S. 4(2)(a)
S. 4 insofar as it relates to unemployment assistance 29 July 1992 S. 4(2)(b)
S. 4 insofar as it relates to pre-retirement allowance, deserted wife's allowance, prisoner's wife's allowance, single woman's allowance, lone parent's allowance (other than lone parent's allowance payable in respect of a widow or widower) and carer's allowance 30 July 1992 S. 4(2)(c)
S. 4 insofar as it relates to old age pension, blind pension, widow's (non-contributory) pension, lone parent's allowance payable in respect of a widow or widower and orphan's (non-contributory) pension 31 July 1992 S. 4(2)(d)
S. 5(1) 9 April 1992 S. 5(2)
S. 5(2) 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 5(3) 30 July 1992 S. 5(4)
S. 5(4) 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 6 30 July 1992 S. 6(2)
S. 7 6 April 1992 S. 7(2)
S. 8 6 April 1992 S. 8(2)
S. 9 6 April 1992 S. 9(2)
S. 10 6 April 1992 S. 10(3)
S. 11 6 April 1992 S. 11(3)
S. 12 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 13 25 June 1993 Social Welfare Act 1992 (Section 13) (Commencement) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 181 of 1993), art. 2
Ss. 14-18 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 19 6 April 1992 Social Welfare Act, 1992 (Section 19) (Commencement) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 81 of 1992)
Ss. 20-24 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 25 31 August 1992 Social Welfare Act 1992 (Sections 25 and 26) (Commencement) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 263 of 1992), art. 2
S. 26 31 August 1992 Social Welfare Act 1992 (Sections 25 and 26) (Commencement) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 263 of 1992), art. 2
S. 27 29 July 1992 Social Welfare Act, 1992 (Section 27) (Commencement) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 239 of 1992), art. 2
S. 28 4 January 1993 Social Welfare Act 1992 (Section 28) (Commencement) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 446 of 1992), art. 2
S. 29 20 July 1992 Social Welfare Act 1992 (Section 29) (Commencement) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 188 of 1992), art. 2
S. 30 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 31 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 32 1 July 1992 Social Welfare Act 1992 (Section 32) (Commencement) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 162 of 1992), art. 2
S. 33 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 34 6 April 1992 Social Welfare Act, 1992 (Section 34) (Commencement) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 99 of 1992)
S. 35(1) 6 April 1992 S. 35(2)
Ss. 35(2), 35(3) 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 36 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 37 5 November 1992 Social Welfare Act 1992 (Section 37) (Commencement) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 320 of 1992), art. 2
Ss. 38-46 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
S. 47 Not yet commenced; requires commencement order under subs. (2)
Ss. 48-63 5 April 1992 Commenced on enactment
Sch. A (see s. 3)
Sch. B (see s. 4)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Repealed (other than ss. 1(1), 2(1) insofar as it relates to def. of "the Pensions Act", pt. X,) with ctnc. of instruments etc. 27/1993, ss. 300-304, schedule 5

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 41 Social Welfare (Household Budgeting) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 196 of 1993)