Updated to 21 June 2024 (Act No. 14 of 2024 and S.I. No. 281 of 2024)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-2 18 March 1980 Commenced on enactment
S. 3 4 April 1980 S. 3(3)
S. 4 4 April 1980 S. 4(3)
S. 5 4 April 1980 S. 5(2)
S. 6 2 April 1980 S. 6(4)
S. 7 2 April 1980 S. 7(2)
S. 8 2 April 1980 S. 8(2)
S. 9 in so far as it relates to deserted wife's allowance, social assistance allowance for unmarried mothers and prisoner's wife's allowance 3 April 1980 S. 9(2)(a)
S. 9 in so far as it relates to widow's (non-contributory) pension 4 April 1980 S. 9(2)(b)
S. 10 18 March 1980 Commenced on enactment
S. 11 4 April 1980 S. 11(2)
S. 12 4 April 1980 S. 12(2)
S. 13 3 April 1980 S. 13(2)
S. 14 7 April 1980 S. 14(3)
S. 15 in so far as it relates to disability benefit, unemployment benefit, maternity allowance and death grant 7 April 1980 S. 15(3)(a)
S. 15 in so far as it relates to deserted wife's benefit, invalidity pension and retirement pension 3 April 1980 S. 15(3)(b)
S. 15 in so far as it relates to old age (contributory) pension, widow's (contributory) pension and orphan's (contributory) allowance 4 April 1980 S. 15(3)(c)
S. 16 7 April 1980 S. 16(2)
Ss. 17-18 18 March 1980 Commenced on enactment
S. 19(1) 7 April 1980 S. 19(3)(a)
S. 19(2) 3 April 1980 S. 19(3)(b)
S. 19(3) 18 March 1980 Commenced on enactment
S. 20(1) in so far as it relates to increases provided for in sections 17 (2), 18 (2), 18 (3), 19, 20, 21 (2) and 22 of the Social Welfare (Occupational Injuries) Act 1966 4 April 1980 S. 20(3)
S. 20(1) in so far as it does not relate to increases provided for in sections 17 (2), 18 (2), 18 (3), 19, 20, 21 (2) and 22 of the Social Welfare (Occupational Injuries) Act 1966 7 April 1980 S. 20(2)
Ss. 20(2), (3) 7 April 1980 S. 20(2)
S. 21 4 April 1980 S. 21(2)
S. 22 4 April 1980 S. 22(2)
S. 23 7 April 1980 S. 23(3)
S. 24 1 July 1980 S. 24(2)
S. 25 1 April 1980 S. 25(2)
S. 26 6 April 1980 S. 26(2)
S. 27 18 March 1980 Commenced on enactment
Sch. See s. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Rep., continuance of instrs. etc. 1/1981, ss. 310-312, sch. 6, pt. 2

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act