Updated to 26 September 2019 (Act No. 33 of 2019 and S.I. No. 500 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 1 August  2016 Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 435 of 2016), art. 2(a)
S. 2 other than paragraph (b)(iii) of the definition of "relevant parent" in S. 2(1) 1 August 2016 Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 435 of 2016), art. 2(b)
S. 2(1)(b)(iii) Not yet commenced Commenced order required under s. 1(2)
Ss. 3 - 5 1 August 2016 Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 435 of 2016), art. 2(c)
Ss. 6-29 1 August 2016 Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 435 of 2016), art. 2(d)
S. 30 3 August 2016 Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (Sections 30 and 31) (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 434 of 2016), art. 2(a)
S. 31 insofar as it relates to the insertion, in Part 2 of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 (No. 26 of 2005), of Chapter 11A, other than paragraph (b)(ii)(III) of the definition of “relevant parent” in section 61A(1) of Chapter 11A August 3 2016 Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (Sections 30 and 31) (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 434 of 2016), art. 2(b)
S. 31 insofar as it relates to the insertion, in Part 2 of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 (No. 26 of 2005), of Chapter 11A, Chapter 11A, s. 61A(1)(b)(ii)(III)  Not yet commenced Commenced order required under s. 1(3)
Ss. 32- 37 1 August 2016 Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 435 of 2016), art. 2(e)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Not affected

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None