Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004

Amendments of section 2 of Principal Act.

13.—(1) Section 2(1) of the Principal Act (as amended by section 16 of the Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 ) is amended—

(a) by deleting the definition of “emoluments”, and

(b) by substituting the following for the definition of “reckonable earnings”:

“ ‘reckonable earnings’ means, subject to regulations and to section 78, earnings derived from insurable employment or insurable (occupational injuries) employment;”.

(2) This section comes into operation on such day as the Minister may appoint by order.

(3) An order under subsection (2) of this section may, if the order so provides, have retrospective effect.