Updated to 12 March 2019 (Act No. 7 of 2019 and S.I. No. 89 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1, 2 7 March 2008 Commenced on enactment
S. 3 1 April 2008 S. 3(2)
S. 4 7 March 2008 Commenced on enactment
S. 5 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(6)
Ss. 6, 7 7 March 2008 Commenced on enactment
S. 8 8 May 2008 S. 8(3)
S. 9 5 June 2008 S. 9(2)
S. 10 1 June 2005 S. 10(2)
S. 11 7 March 2008 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 12- 14 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(6)
S. 15 1 April 2009 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 15 and 16)(Commencement) Order, 2009 (S.I. No. 143 of 2009), art. 2
S. 16(a)-(b) 1 April 2009 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 15 and 16)(Commencement) Order, 2009 (S.I. No. 143 of 2009), art. 2
S. 16(c) 2 June 2010 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Section 16(c)) (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 246 of 2010), art. 2
S. 16(d)-(i) 1 April 2009 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 15 and 16)(Commencement) Order, 2009 (S.I. No. 143 of 2009), art. 2
S. 17(1), (2), (3), (4) 1 September 2009 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Section 17) (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 347 of 2009), art. 2
S. 17(5) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(6)
S. 18(1) 7 March 2008 Commenced on enactment
S. 18(2), Sch. 1 1 October 2011 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 18(2), 18(3) and 18(4)) (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 496 of 2011), art. 2
S. 18(3)-(4) 1 October 2011 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 18(2), 18(3) and 18(4)) (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 496 of 2011), art. 2
Ss. 19-25 7 March 2008 Commenced on enactment
S. 26 14 April 2008 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 26, 29, 30 and 31) (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 84 of 2008), art. 2
    Commenced on enactment (7 March 2008)
S. 27 other than in so far as it relates to insertion of Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 (26/2005), s. 64P 1 November 2008 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Section 27) (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 398 of 2008)
S. 27 1 November 2008 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Section 27) (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 277 of 2008). Note: this order revoked by S.I. No. 398 of 2008, art. 4
S. 28 1 February 2010 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Section 28) (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 506 of 2009), art. 2
S. 29 (1) 14 April 2008 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 26, 29, 30 and 31) (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 84 of 2008), art. 2
S. 29(2), Sch. 2 14 April 2008 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 26, 29, 30 and 31) (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 84 of 2008), art. 2
Ss. 30-31 14 April 2008 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 26, 29, 30 and 31) (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 84 of 2008), art. 2
Sch. 1 1 October 2011 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 18(2), 18(3) and 18(4)) (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 496 of 2011), art. 2
Sch. 2 14 April 2008 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (Sections 26, 29, 30 and 31) (Commencement) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 84 of 2008), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 5 repealed Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2014 (No. 16 of 2014) s. 21(b)
S. 12 references to “family income supplement” construed as a reference to “working family payment” 38/2017, s. 8(2)
S. 12(a) amended Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2014 (No. 16 of 2014) s. 12(1)(a)
S. 12(d) repealed Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (No. 22 of 2008), s. 23(2)
S. 13(e) amended Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2014 (No. 16 of 2014) s. 12(1)(b)
S. 18(2) repealed in part Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2011 (No. 9 of 2011), ss. 1(3), 10(6)
S. 24 references to “family income supplement” construed as a reference to “working family payment” 38/2017, s. 8(2)
S. 29 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. 1 references to “family income supplement” construed as a reference to “working family payment” 38/2017, s. 8(2)
Sch. 1 amended Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010), s. 11(2), (3)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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