Updated to 3 July 2020 (Act No. 2 of 2020 and S.I. No. 240 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-6 14 March 2005 Commenced on enactment
S. 7(1) 3 May 2005 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2005 (Section 7 (1)) (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 230 of 2005), art. 2
Ss. 7(2)-15 14 March 2005 Commenced on enactment
S. 16 1 June 2005 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2005 (Sections 16, 24, 25 and 26) (Commencement) Order (S.I. No. 182 of 2005), art. 2(a)
Ss. 17-23 14 March 2005 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 24-25 insofar as they relate to carer's allowance 7 April 2005 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2005 (Sections 16, 24, 25 and 26) (Commencement) Order (S.I. No. 182 of 2005), art. 2(b)
Ss. 24-25 insofar as they relate to unemployment assistance, disability allowance pre-retirement allowance and farm assist 1 June 2005 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2005 (Sections 16, 24, 25 and 26) (Commencement) Order (S.I. No. 182 of 2005), art. 2(c)
Ss. 24-25  insofar as they relate to old age (non-contributory) pension, blind pension, widow's or widower's (non-contributory) pension, one-parent family payment, orphan's (non-contributory) pension and a relevant payment by virtue of s. 18(1) (b) or (c) of the Social Welfare Act 1996 (No. 7 of 1996) 2 June 2005 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2005 (Sections 16, 24, 25 and 26) (Commencement) Order (S.I. No. 182 of 2005), art. 2(d)
Ss. 24-25 insofar as they relate to supplementary welfare allowance 6 June 2005 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2005 (Sections 16, 24, 25 and 26) (Commencement) Order (S.I. No. 182 of 2005), art. 2(e)
S. 26 11 April 2005 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2005 (Sections 16, 24, 25 and 26) (Commencement) Order (S.I. No. 182 of 2005), art. 2(f)
Ss. 27-37 23 September 2005 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2005 (Part 3) (Commencement) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 591 of 2005), art. 2
Ss. 38, 39 11 April 2005 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2005 (Sections 38 & 39) (Commencement) Order, 2005 (S.I. No. 187 of 2005), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Repealed in part with transitional provisions 26/2005, ss. 360(1), 360(2), 361, 362, 364(1), schedule 7
S. 7 reference to "Respite Care Grant" construed 47/2015, ss. 5(2), 5(3)
Sch. 5 references to “Pensions Board” construed 25/1990, s. 9A (see
  20/2013, ss. 1(5), 26)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None