Social Welfare Act, 1985

Pay-related social insurance contributions (increase in earnings ceiling).

6.—(1) Section 10 (1) of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for paragraph (c) (inserted by the Social Welfare Act, 1983 ) of the following paragraph:

“(c) Where in a particular contribution year an employed contributor's reckonable earnings have amounted to the sum of £13,800 and contributions under paragraph (b) have been paid in respect of those reckonable earnings, no further such contribution shall be payable in respect of any reckonable earnings of that employed contributor in that contribution year.”.

(2) This section shall come into operation on the 6th day of April, 1985.