Social Welfare Act, 1978

Old age pensions (modification of residence condition).

3.—The Old Age Pensions Act, 1932 , is hereby amended by the substitution of the following for section 2 (1) (inserted by the Social Welfare (No. 2) Act, 1976 ):

“(1) In lieu of the second statutory condition contained in paragraph (2) (repealed by this Act) of section 2 of the Act of 1908, it is hereby enacted that it shall be a condition for the receipt of an old age pension by any person that he shall satisfy the pension authorities that he has had his residence in the State for an aggregate period of not less than 15 years.”.