Updated to 11 April 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 154 of 2019)

Social Welfare Act 2010
No. 34 of 2010

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-2 17 December 2010 Commenced on enactment
S. 3, sch. 1 in so far as it relates to jobseeker’s benefit 30 December 2010 S. 3(2)(a)
S. 3, sch. 1 in so far as it relates to illness benefit, health and safety benefit, injury benefit and disablement gratuity 3 January 2011 S. 3(2)(b) 
S. 3, 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 s. 178(1) of the Principal Act 6 January 2011 S. 3(2)(c) 
S. 3, sch. 1 in so far as it relates to disablement pension, death benefit under ss. 81-83 of the Principal Act, State pension (contributory), widow’s (contributory) pension, widower’s (contributory) pension and guardian’s payment (contributory) 7 January 2011 S. 3(2)(d) 
S. 4, schs. 2, 3  in so far as it relates to jobseeker’s allowance, pre-retirement allowance and farm assist 29 December 2010 S. 4(2)(a)
S. 4, schs. 2, 3 in so far as it relates to supplementary welfare allowance 3 January 2011 S. 4(2)(b) 
S. 4, schs. 2, 3 in so far as it relates to disability allowance 5 January 2011 S. 4(2)(c) 
S. 4, schs. 2, 3 in so far 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(1) of the Principal Act 6 January 2011 S. 4(2)(d) 
S. 4, schs. 2, 3 in so far 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) 7 January 2011 S. 4(2)(e) 
S. 5 1 January 2011 S. 5(3)
S. 6 7 January 2011 S. 6(2)
S. 7 30 December 2010 Social Welfare Act 2010 (Sections 7, 8, 9 and 10) (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 679 of 2010), art. 3
S. 8 29 December 2010 Social Welfare Act 2010 (Sections 7, 8, 9 and 10) (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 679 of 2010), art. 2
S. 9 3 January 2011 Social Welfare Act 2010 (Sections 7, 8, 9 and 10) (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 679 of 2010), art. 4
S. 10 29 December 2010 Social Welfare Act 2010 (Sections 7, 8, 9 and 10) (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 679 of 2010), art. 2
S. 11 1 January 2011 S. 11(2)
S. 12 1 January 2011 S. 12(2)
S. 13 1 January 2011 S. 13(2)
S. 14 1 January 2011 S. 14(2)
S. 15 1 January 2011 S. 15(5)
Schs. 1-3 See Ss. 3, 4

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Not affected

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None