Updated to 16 September 2022 (Act No. 30 of 2022 and S.I. No. 460 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act  26 August 1942 The Public Assistance Act, 1939 (Date of Commencement) Order 1942 (S.I. No. 413 of 1942), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Rep., exc. ss. 3, 86. 28/1975, ss. 24, 28 (2)
S.29, enforcement, etc., of o. under. 1/1981, ss. 222 (3), 310
S.86, trans. of functns. under. S. I. No. 202 of 1958
S.86 am. 9/1960, s.24 (4)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
Whole Act Public Assistance Orders (Revocation) Order 1954 (S.I. No. 116 of 1954)
  Public Assistance (General Regulations) (Amendment) Order 1951 (S.I. No. 69 of 1951)
  Department of Local Government and Public Health The Public Assistance (General Regulations) Order 1942 (S.I. No. 83 of 1942)
  The Public Assistance (Acquisition of Land) Regulations 1942 (S.I. No. 18 of 1942)
  Department of Local Government and Public Health. The Public Assistance (Medical Assistance in Dispensary Districts) Order 1942 (S.I. No. 1 of 1942)
S. 5 Public Assistance (Footwear Regulations) (Amendment) Order 1970 (S.I. No. 9 of 1970)
  Home Assistance Order 1955 (S.I. No. 85 of 1955)
  Public Assistance (Footwear Regulations) Order 1944 (S.I. No. 339 of 1944)
s. 7 Rathdown and Wicklow Public Assistance Districts (Alteration of Boundaries) Order 1957 (S.I. No. 215 of 1957)
  Dublin and Balrothery Public Assistance Districts (Boundaries) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 112 of 1956)
S. 7(3) Public Assistance (Names of Districts) Regulations 1942 (S.I. No. 312 of 1942)
S. 9  Dublin Public Assistance Authorities (Constitution) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 350 of 1948)
S. 9(1) Dublin Public Assistance Authorities (Meetings) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 361 of 1948)
S. 26 Public Assistance (Cost) Order 1944 (S.I. No. 216 of 1944)
s. 30 Public Assistance Act, 1939 (Section 30) (Post Office Savings Bank) Regulations 1944 (S.I. No. 135 of 1944)
S. 31 Louth Public Assistance District (District Institutions) Order 1950 (S.I. No. 46 of 1950)
S. 39 Home Assistance Order 1955 (S.I. No. 85 of 1955)
S. 39(2) Public Assistance (Footwear Regulations) (Amendment) Order 1970 (S.I. No. 9 of 1970)
  Public Assistance (Footwear Regulations) Order 1944 (S.I. No. 339 of 1944)
S. 40(2) Wexford Public Assistance District (Dispensary Districts) Order 1953 (S.I. No. 325 of 1953)
  Donegal Public Assistance District (Dispensary Districts) Order 1953 (S.I. No. 298 of 1953)
  Kildare Public Assistance District (Dispensary Districts) Order 1952 (S.I. No. 36 of 1952)
  Limerick City Public Assistance District (Dispensary Districts) Order 1951 (S.I. No. 332 of 1951)
  Limerick Public Assistance District (Dispensary Districts) Order 1951 (S.I. No. 333 of 1951)
S. 47 Sligo Public Assistance District (Dispensary Districts) Order 1950 (S.I. No. 222 of 1950)
S. 86 Meath County Infirmary (Abolition) Order 1974 (S.I. No. 284 of 1974)
  Limerick County Infirmary (Abolition) Order 1958 (S.I No. 204 of 19580
S. 89 Public Assistance (Midwives (Ireland) Act, 1918) Adaptation Order 1942 (S.I. No. 483 of 1942)
S. 89(1) Public Assistance (State Grants) (Adaptation) Order 1945 (S.I. No. 82 of 1945)