Updated to 20 December 2019 (Act No. 40 of 2019 and S.I. No. 690 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 17 December 2008 Commenced on enactment
S. 2 17 December 2008 Commenced on enactment
S. 3, sch. 1 insofar as it relates to jobseeker’s benefit 25 December 2008 S. 3(2)(a)
S. 3, sch. 1 insofar as it relates to illness benefit, health and safety benefit, injury benefit and disablement gratuity 29 December 2008 S. 3(2)(b)
S. 3, sch. 1 insofar 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 1 January 2009 S. 3(2)(c)
S. 3, sch. 1 insofar 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) 2 January 2009 S. 3(2)(d)
S. 4, sch. 2 insofar as it relates to jobseeker’s allowance, pre-retirement allowance and farm assist 24 December 2008 S. 4(2)(a)
S. 4, sch. 2 insofar as it relates to supplementary welfare allowance 29 December 2008 S. 4(2)(b)
S. 4, sch. 2 insofar as it relates to disability allowance 31 December 2008 S. 4(2)(c)
S. 4, sch. 2 insofar as it relates to one-parent family payment (other than where payable in respect of a widow or widower), carer’s allowance and a payment referred to in paragraph (b) or (c) of the definition of “relevant payment” in section 178 of the Principal Act 1 January 2009 S. 4(2)(d)
S. 4, sch. 2 insofar as it relates to State pension (non-contributory), blind pension, widow’s (non-contributory) pension, widower’s (non-contributory) pension, one-parent family payment payable in respect of a widow or widower and guardian’s payment (non-contributory) 2 January 2009 S. 4(2)(e)
S. 5 1 January 2009 S. 5(2)
S. 6 1 January 2009 S. 6(2)
S. 7 1 January 2009 S. 7(2)
S. 8 1 January 2010 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (Section 8)(Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 112 of 2009), art. 2
Ss. 9-14 17 December 2008 Commenced on enactment
S. 15 5 January 2009 S. 15(3)
S. 16 5 January 2009 S. 16(2)
S. 17 17 December 2008 Commenced on enactment
S. 18(1) 1 January 2009 S. 18(3)
S. 18 (2) 15 October 2008 S. 18(5)
S. 19 S. 19(2)
S. 20 1 January 2009 S. 20(2)
S. 21 1 January 2009 S. 21(2)
S. 22 6 May 2009 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 164 of 2009), art. 2
S. 23 17 December 2008 Commenced on enactment
S. 24 2 March 2009 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 69 of 2009), art. 2
S. 25 17 December 2008 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 26-29 13 July 2009 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (Part 4) (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 244 of 2009), art. 2
Ss. 30-38 1 July 2009 Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (Part 5)(Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 241 of 2009), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 5 references to “family income supplement” construed as a reference to “working family payment” 38/2017, s. 8(2)
S. 20 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