Social Welfare (Supplementary Welfare Allowances) Act, 1975

General provisions as to regulations.

21.—(1) The Minister may make regulations—

(a) with respect to any matter relating to supplementary welfare allowance and such regulations may, in particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, apply (with or without modification), or make provisions corresponding (with or without modification) to, any provisions of or made under the Social Welfare Act, 1952 , and the Acts amending and extending that Act,

(b) for any purpose in relation to which regulations are provided for by any of the provisions of this Act, and

(c) for prescribing any matter or thing referred to in this Act as prescribed or to be prescribed.

(2) Without prejudice to any specific provision in this Act, any regulations made under this Act may contain such incidental or supplementary provisions as may appear to the Minister to be expedient for the purposes of the regulations.

(3) Regulations made under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after they are made and, if a resolution annulling the regulations is passed by either House within the next twenty-one days on which that House has sat after the regulations have been laid before it, the regulations shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.