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

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Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1, 2, 16 December 2015 Commenced on enactment
S. 3 insofar as it relates to invalidity pension and a payment referred to in para. (a) of the definition of “relevant payment” in s. 178(1) of the Principal Act 7 January 2016  S. 3(2)
S. 3 insofar as it relates to disablement pension, death benefit under s. 81 of the Principal Act, State pension (contributory), widow’s (contributory) pension, widower’s (contributory) pension and surviving civil partner’s (contributory) pension 8 January 2016 S. 3(2)
S. 4 insofar as it relates to carer's allowance 7 January 2016  S. 4(2)
S. 4 insofar as it relates to State pension(non-contributory) 8 January 2016  S. 4(2)
Ss. 5-7 1 January 2016 Ss. 5(2), 6(2), 7(2)
S. 8 7 January 2016 S. 8(2)
S. 9 1 January 2016 S. 9(2)
S. 10 1 January 2016 S. 10(2)
Ss. 11-20 16 December 2015 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 21-25 9 May 2016 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2015 (Part 3) (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 229 of 2016), art. 2
Sch.1 8 January 2016  S. 4
Sch.2 1 January 2016 S. 5

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
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. 8 references to “family income supplement” construed as a reference to “working family payment” 38/2017, s. 8(2)
S. 23 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
None