Updated to 22 July 2020 (Act No. 4 of 2020 and S.I. No. 262 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1 & 2 21 December 2009 Commenced on enactment
S. 3 insofar as it relates to jobseeker’s benefit 31 December 2009 S. 3(2)(a)
S. 3, sch. 1 insofar as it relates to illness benefit, health and safety benefit, injury benefit and disablement gratuity 4 January 2010 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 para. (a) of the definition of “relevant payment” in s. 178 of the Principal Act 7 January 2010 S. 3(2)(c)
S. 3, sch. 1 insofar as it relates disablement pension, death benefit under sections 81 -83 of the Principal Act, State pension (contributory), widow’s (contributory) pension, widower’s (contributory) pension and guardian’s payment (contributory) 8 January 2010 S. 3(2)(d)
S. 4, sch. 2 insofar as it relates to jobseeker’s allowance, pre-retirement allowance and farm assist 30 December 2009 S. 4(2)(a)
S. 4, sch. 2 insofar as it relates to supplementary welfare allowance 4 January 2010 S. 4(2)(b)
S. 4, sch. 2 insofar as it relates to disability allowance 6 January 2010 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 s. 178 of the Principal Act 7 January 2010 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) 8 January 2010 S. 4(2)(e)
S. 5 1 January 2010 S. 5(2)
S. 6 21 December 2009 Commenced on enactment
S. 7 1 January 2010 S. 7(2)
S. 8 1 January 2010 S. 8(2)
S. 9 1 January 2010 S. 9(2)
S. 10 1 January 2010 S. 10(2)
S. 11 1 January 2010 S. 11(3)
Ss. 12-20 21 December 2009 Commenced on enactment
S. 21 1 March 2010 Social Welfare and Pensions (No. 2) Act 2009 (Part 3) (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 56 of 2010), art. 2
Sch. 1 See s. 3
Sch. 2 See s. 4

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. 21 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)
S. 21(2) Circuit Court procedures for actions under Circuit Court Rules (Pensions Ombudsman) 2010 (S.I. No. 446 of 2010), rls. 1, 4

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None