Social Welfare Act, 1973

Removal of remuneration limit in respect of insured persons.

12.—(1) Employment, otherwise than by way of manual labour, at a rate of remuneration exceeding in value £1,600 a year shall cease to be an employment excepted from insurance under the Act of 1952 and, accordingly, Part II of the First Schedule to that Act is hereby amended by the deletion of paragraph 1 (inserted by the Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1965 , and amended by the Social Welfare (Remuneration Limit for Insured Persons) Order, 1971 (S.I. No. 163 of 1971)).

(2) This section shall come into operation on such date as the Minister by order appoints for that purpose.