Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004


Short Title, Construction, Collective Citation and Commencement

Short title, construction, collective citation and commencement.

1.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004.

(2) The Social Welfare Acts and sections 1 to 19 of this Act shall be read together as one.

(3) Sections 22 and 23 of this Act and the Pensions Acts 1990 to 2003 may be cited together as the Pensions Acts 1990 to 2004.

(4) Sections 17 , 22 and 23 of this Act 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 fixed for different purposes and different provisions and for the amendments effected by the said sections 22 and 23 to the Pensions Act 1990 .