Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993

Transitional provisions.

[1981, s. 222(1)]

191.—(1) The Minister may by regulations make, in respect of any statute, order or regulation in force on the 1st day of July, 1977, and relating to any matter or thing dealt with or affected by this Chapter, any adaptation or modification which appears to him to be necessary to enable such statute, order or regulation to have effect in conformity with this Chapter.

[1981, s. 222(2)]

(2) Any proceedings for the recovery of a sum which, if the Social Welfare (Supplementary Welfare Allowances) Act, 1975 , had not been passed, could have been taken by a public assistance authority may be taken by the health board in whose functional area the functional area of the public assistance authority was included immediately before the 1st day of July, 1977.

[1981, s. 222(3)]

(3) Any proceedings for the enforcement, variation or revocation of an order under section 29 of the Act of 1939 for the payment of money which by virtue of section 189 is payable to a health board may be brought and maintained by the health board.