Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002


Short Title, Construction and Commencement

Short title, construction and commencement.

17.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002.

(2) The Social Welfare Acts and this Act, other than Part 2, shall be construed together as one Act.

(3) This Act (other than sections 1 to 9 and 13 and this section) shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes and different provisions and for the amendments effected by Part 2 of this Act of different enactments or of different provisions of those enactments and the application of those amendments to different districts within the meaning of the Births and Deaths Registration Acts, 1863 to 1996.