Updated to 28 November 2021 (Act No. 33 of 2021 and S.I. No. 642 of 2021)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1-3 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 4(1) 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 4(2) except in so far as it amends the definition of "benefit year" in section 2(1) of the Social Welfare Act 1952 (No. 11 of 1952) 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 4(2) in so far as it amends the definition of "benefit year" in s. 2(1) of the Social Welfare Act 1952 (No. 11 of 1952) 5 January 1981 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 316 of 1980), art. 2
S. 5(1) 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 5(2) 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 5(3) 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 5(4) 27 February 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(2)
S. 5(5) 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 5(6) 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 6-15 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 16(1) 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 16(2) 27 February 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(2)
S. 16(3) 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 17-19 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)
S. 20 27 February 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(2)
S. 21 6 April 1979 Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 62 of 1979), art. 2(3)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Rep., continuance of instr., etc. 1/1981, ss. 310-312, sch. 6, pt. 2
S. 5(2) rates confirmed S.I. No. 65 of 1979, reg. 3

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 5(4) Social Welfare (Rates of Contribution and Yearly Reckonable Earnings) (Confirmation and Variation) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 65 of 1979)
S. 11 Social Welfare (Collection of Employment Contributions for Special Contributors) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 120 of 1979)
  Social Welfare (Collection of Employment Contributions by the Collector-General) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 77 of 1979)
S. 12 Social Welfare (Collection of Employment Contributions for Special Contributors) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 120 of 1979)
  Social Welfare (Collection of Employment Contributions by the Collector-General) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 77 of 1979)
S. 16(2) Social Welfare (Rates of Contribution and Yearly Reckonable Earnings) (Confirmation and Variation) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 65 of 1979)
S. 20 Social Welfare (Contributions) (Transitional) (Amendment) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 7 of 1981)
  Social Welfare (Contributions) (Transitional) (Amendment) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 163 of 1980)
  Social Welfare (Pay-Related Benefit) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 141 of 1979)
  Social Welfare (Voluntary Contributors) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 119 of 1979)
  Social Welfare (Contributions) (Transitional) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 86 of 1979)