Social Welfare Act, 1990

Amendment of section 43 of Principal Act (assessment of disablement benefit).

39.— (1) Section 43 (9) (a) of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion after “a period exceeding 7 years” of “and the extent of disablement is assessed as amounting to not less than 10 per cent. and not more than 19 per cent.”.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section shall not apply in the case of any assessment of disablement where the period to be taken into account by the assessment commenced before the coming into operation of this section.

(3) This section shall come into operation on such day as the Minister may appoint by order.