Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1981

Saver for repeal of Workmen's Compensation Acts, 1934 to 1955.

[1966 OI, s. 40]

69.—The Workmen's Compensation Acts, 1934 to 1955, as amended by Part V of the Civil Liability Act, 1961 , shall continue to apply to cases to which they would have applied if the Social Welfare (Occupational Injuries) Act, 1966 , had not been passed, being cases where a right to compensation arose in respect of employment before 1st May, 1967, except where, in the case of a disease or injury prescribed for the purposes of section 54 , the right did not arise before that date and the workman, before it arose, has been insured under this Chapter against that disease or injury.