Updated to 14 June 2019 (Act No. 17 of 2019 and S.I. No. 260 of 2019)

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 in so far 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 in so far 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  in so far 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 in so far 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
Rep. in pt. with transit. provns. 26/2005, ss. 360 (1) (2), 361, 362, 364 (1), sch. 7
Sch. 5, constr. refs. “Pensions Board” 25/1990, s. 9A (see
  20/2013, ss. 1(5), 26)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None