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

Social Welfare Act 2006
No. 36 of 2006

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 19 December 2006 Commenced on enactment
S. 2, sch. 1 in so far as it relates to jobseeker’s benefit  28 December 2006 S. 2(2) 
S. 2, sch. 1 in so far as it relates to carer’s benefit, State pension (transition), invalidity pension and a payment referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition of “relevant payment” in section 178 of the Principal Act 4 January 2007 S. 2(2)
S. 2, sch. 1 in so far as it relates to disablement pension, death benefit under section 81, 82 or 83 of the Principal Act, State pension (contributory), widow’s (contributory) pension, widower’s (contributory) pension and guardian’s payment (contributory) 5 January 2007 S. 2(2)
S. (2), sch. 1 in so far as it relates to death benefit under section 84 of the Principal Act or bereavement grant  6 December 2006 S. 2(2)
S. 3, sch. 2 in so far as it relates to jobseeker’s allowance, pre-retirement allowance and farm assist 27 December 2006 S. 3(2) 
S. 3 , sch. 2 in so far as it relates to supplementary welfare allowance 1 January 2007 S. 3(2) 
S. 3, sch. 2 in so far as it relates to disability allowance 3 January 2007 S. 3(2) 
S. 4 4 January 2007 S. 4(2)
S. 5 1 January 2007 S. 5(2)
S. 6 1 January 2007 S. 6(2)
S. 7 1 March 2007 S. 7(2)
S. 8 1 March 2007 S. 8(2)
S. 9 6 December 2006 S. 9(2)
S. 10 5 January 2007 S. 10(2)
S. 11 3 January 2007 S. 11(2)
S. 12 1 January 2007 S. 12(2)
S. 13 1 January 2007 S. 13(2)
S. 14 19 December 2006 Commenced on enactment
Sch. 1 19 December 2006 Commenced on enactment
Sch. 2 19 December 2006 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 4 references to “family income supplement” construed as a reference to “working family payment” 38/2017, s. 8(2)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None