Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004

Adoptive benefit — amendments.

9.—(1) The Principal Act is amended in section 41G(4) (as amended by section 12 of the Social Welfare Act 2001 ) by substituting “16” for “14” in each place where it occurs.

(2) This section shall have effect in respect of persons whose entitlement to adoptive benefit commences on or after the commencement of this section.

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

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