Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1981

Regulations securing continuity of certain provisions repealed, amended, etc.

[1978 AM, s. 20]

309.—The Minister may make regulations for the purpose of securing the continuity of the provisions of the Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 , contained in this Act, with any provision repealed or amended by that Act or otherwise for the preservation of rights conferred under or by virtue of any of those provisions. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, regulations under this section may provide for the manner in which contributions paid or credited in respect of any period before the commencement of any provision of the Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 , shall be taken into account for the purpose of determining entitlement to any benefit under this Act after such commencement.