Updated to 26 June 2019 (Act No. 18 of 2019 and S.I. No. 292 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1, 2 28 March 2003 Commenced on enactment
S. 3 1 April 2003 Commenced as per s. 3(2)
S. 4 1 June 2003  Commenced as per s. 4(2)
S. 5 in so far as it relates to disability benefit, health and safety benefit, injury benefit and supplementary welfare allowance 29 September 2003 Commenced as per s. 5(2)(c)
S. 5 in so far as it relates to unemployment benefit 25 September 2003 Commenced as per s. 5(2)(b)
S. 5 in so far as it relates to unemployment assistance, pre-retirement allowance and farm assist 24 September 2003 Commenced as per s. 5(2)(a)
S. 6 in so far as it relates to disablement pension 4 April 2003 Commenced as per s. 6(2)(c)
S. 6  in so far as it relates to invalidity pension 3 April 2003 Commenced as per s. 6(2)(b)
S. 6 in so far as it relates to disability allowance 2 April 2003 Commenced as per s. 6(2)(a)
S. 7 1 June 2003  Commenced as per s. 7(2)
S. 8 in so far as it relates to old age (non-contributory) pension, blind pension, widow's and widower's (non-contributory) pension, and orphan's (non-contributory) pension 9 May 2003 Commenced as per s. 8(3)(c)
S. 8 in so far as it relates to disability allowance 7 May 2003 Commenced as per s. 8(3)(b)
S. 8 in so far as it relates to unemployment assistance, pre-retirement allowance and farm assist 30 April 2003 Commenced as per s. 8(3)(a)
S. 9 1 April 2003 Commenced as per s. 9(2)
S. 10  28 March 2003 Commenced on enactment
S. 11 8 September 2003 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 (Section 11) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 472 of 2003), art. 2
S. 12 28 March 2003 Commenced on enactment
S. 13 27 May 2003 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 (Sections 13 and 15) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 210 of 2003), art. 2
S. 14 28 March 2003 Commenced on enactment
S. 15 27 May 2003 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 (Sections 13 and 15) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 210 of 2003), art. 2
Ss. 16-18 1 January 2004 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 (Section 16, 17, 18, 20 and 21) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 661 of 2003), art. 2
S. 19 28 March 2003 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 20, 21 1 January 2004 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 (Section 16, 17, 18, 20 and 21) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 661 of 2003), art. 2
S. 22 28 March 2003 Commenced on enactment
S. 23 2 September 2003 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 (Section 23) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 399 of 2003), art. 2
S. 24 3 April 2003 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 (Section 24) (Commencement) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 129 of 2003), art. 2
Schedule  See s. 24

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 23 references to the Financial Services Ombudsman, the Deputy Financial Services Ombudsman or the Pensions Ombudsman shall, on and after the establishment day, be construed as Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman 22/2017, s. 29(3)
S. 23 reference to "the Office of the Pensions Ombudsman" to be construed as "the Office of the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman" 22/2017, s. 29
Rep. in pt. with transit. provns. 26/2005, ss. 360 (1) (2), 361, 362, 364 (1), sch. 7

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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