Updated to 23 October 2019 (Act No. 35 of 2019 and S.I. No. 528 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1- 3 30 March 2007 Commenced on enactment
S. 4 1 April 2007 S. 4(2)
S. 5 1 May 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 5, 8, 22, 23 and 28) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 219 of 2007), art. 2(a)
Ss. 6, 7 30 March 2007 Commenced on enactment
S. 8 1 May 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 5, 8, 22, 23 and 28) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 219 of 2007), art. 2(a)
S. 9(a) 26 September 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 9) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 702 of 2007), art. 2
S. 9(b) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 9(c), 9(d) 26 September 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 9) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 702 of 2007), art. 2
S. 9(e)(i) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 9(e)(ii) 26 September 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 9) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 702 of 2007), art. 2
S. 9(f) 26 September 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 9) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 702 of 2007), art. 2
S. 9(g)(i) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 9(g)(ii) 26 September 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 9) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 702 of 2007), art. 2
S. 9(i) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 9(j) 26 September 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 9) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 702 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 10 - 13 30 March 2007 Commenced on enactment
S. 14 1 November 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 14) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 749 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 15- 17 30 March 2007 Commenced on enactment
S. 18 22 May 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 18, 20, 25(1), 35 and 36) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 256 of 2007), art. 3
S. 19 30 March 2007 Commenced on enactment
S. 20 4 July 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 18, 20, 25(1), 35 and 36) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 256 of 2007), art. 5
S. 21(a) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 21(b), (c) 27 September 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 21 and 24) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 699 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 22, 23 3 May 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 5, 8, 22, 23 and 28) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 219 of 2007), art. 2(b)
S. 24 27 September 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 21 and 24) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 699 of 2007), art. 2
S. 25(1) 6 June 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 18, 20, 25(1), 35 and 36) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 256 of 2007), art. 4
S. 25(2) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 26 30 March 2007 Commenced on enactment
S. 27 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 28(a) 7 June 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 5, 8, 22, 23 and 28) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 219 of 2007), art. 2(c)
S. 28(b) 1 May 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 5, 8, 22, 23 and 28) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 219 of 2007), art. 2(a)
Ss. 29- 33 30 March 2007 Commenced on enactment
S. 34 5 June 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 34) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 268 of 2007), art. 2
S. 35(a)(i) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
S. 35(a)(ii), (iii) 3 April 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 35) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 146 of 2007), art. 2
S. 35(b)(i) 6 June 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 18, 20, 25(1), 35 and 36) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 256 of 2007), art 4
S. 35(b)(ii) 6 April 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 35) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 146 of 2007), art. 2(c)
S. 35(c)(i) 6 June 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 18, 20, 25(1), 35 and 36) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 256 of 2007), art 4
S. 35(c)(ii), (iii) 5 April 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 35) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 146 of 2007), art. 2(b)
S. 35(d) 6 June 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 18, 20, 25(1), 35 and 36) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 256 of 2007) , art. 4
S. 36 6 June 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Sections 18, 20, 25(1), 35 and 36) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 256 of 2007), art. 4
S. 37 in so far as it amends Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 3A 17 September 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 37) (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 632 of 2007)
S. 37 in so far as it relates to- (a) sch. 2 part 1, (b) sch. 2 part 2, except in so far as it relates to Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 3A, and (c) sch. 2 part 3 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 27 April 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 37) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 181 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 38, 39 30 March 2007 Commenced on enactment
Sch. 1 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(4)
Sch. 2  part 1 27 April 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 37) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 181 of 2007), art. 2
Sch. 2 part 2 in so far as it amends Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 3A 17 September 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 37) (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 632 of 2007), art. 2
Sch. 2 part 2 except in so far as it amends Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 3A  27 April 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 37) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 181 of 2007), art. 2 
Sch. 2 part 3 27 April 2007 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (Section 37) (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 181 of 2007), art. 2
Sch. 3 30 March 2007 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 9(b) deleted Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (No. 2 of 2008), s. 25(a)
S. 9(e)(i) deleted Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (No. 2 of 2008), s. 25(a)
S. 9(g)(i) deleted Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (No. 2 of 2008), s. 25(a)
S. 9(i) deleted Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (No. 2 of 2008), s. 25(a)
S. 25(2) repealed Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (No. 2 of 2008), s. 25(b)
S. 35(a)(i) deleted Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (No. 2 of 2008 ), s. 25(c)
Sch. 1 repealed Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (No. 2 of 2008), s. 25(d)
Sch. 2 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)
Sch. 2 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

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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