Updated to 25 July 2022 (Act No. 28 of 2022 and S.I. No. 382 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 28 March 1985 Commenced on enactment
S. 2 in so far as it related to unemployment benefit 4 July 1985 Commenced as per s. 2(2)(a)
S. 2 in so far as it relates to disability benefit, maternity allowance, injury benefit, disablement gratuity and disablement pension 8 July 1985 Commenced as per s. 2(2)(b)
S. 2 in so far as it relates to deserted wife's benefit, invalidity pension and retirement pension 11 July 1985 Commenced as per s. 2(2)(c)
S. 2 in so far as it relates to death benefit under section 50, 51 or 52 of the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 1981, old age (contributory) pension, widow's (contributory) pension and orphan's (contributory) allowance 12 July 1985 Commenced as per s. 2(2)(d)
S. 3 in so far as it relates to unemployment assistance 3 July 1985 Commenced as per s. 3(2)(a)
S. 3 in so far as it relates to deserted wife's allowance, prisoner's wife's allowance, social assistance allowance and single woman's allowance 11 July 1985 Commenced as per s. 3(2)(b)
S. 3 in so far as it relates to old age pension, blind pension, widow's (non-contributory) pension and orphan's (non-contributory) pension 12 July 1985 Commenced as per s. 3(2)(c)
S. 3 in so far as it relates to supplementary welfare allowance 8 July 1985 Commenced as per s. 3(2)(d)
Ss. 4-5 28 March 1985 Commenced on enactment
S. 6 6 April 1985 Commenced as per s. 6(2)
S. 7 Not commenced Commencement Order required under s. 7(2)
Ss. 8-9 28 March 1985 Commenced on enactment
S. 10 6 April 1985 Commenced as per s. 10(2)
Ss. 11-15 28 March 1985 Commenced on enactment
Sch. A See s. 2
Sch. B See ss. 2, 3
Sch. C See s. 12

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Repealed with continuance of instruments etc. 27/1993, ss. 300-304, sch. 5

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None