Updated to 5 August 2022 (Act No. 28 of 2022 and S.I. No. 411 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-2 29 June 2011 Commenced on enactment
S. 3 2 July 2011 S. 3(2)
Ss. 4-6 29 June 2011 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 7(1)- (2) 1 January 2021 S. 7(2)
Ss. 7(3)-(4) 1 January 2028 S. 7(4)
Ss. 8-9 29 June 2011 Commenced on enactment
S. 10 1 October 2011 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2011 (Section 10) (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 494 of 2011), art. 2
Ss. 11-16(5) 29 June 2011 Commenced on enactment
S. 16(6) 1 January 2012 Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2011 (Section 16(6)) (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 704 of 2011), art. 2
Ss. 17-22 29 June 2011 Commenced on enactment
S. 23 2 July 2011 S. 23(2)
Ss. 24-43 29 June 2011 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Act construed with Social Welfare Acts  Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 (26/2005), s. 3(8)
  Social Welfare Act 2005 (30/2005), s. 14(2)
  Social Welfare Law Reform and Pensions Act 2006 (5/2006), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare Act 2006 (36/2006), s. 14(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007 (8/2007), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare Act 2007 (40/2007), s. 9(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008 (2/2008), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (22/2008), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare And Pensions Act 2009 (10/2009), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare And Pensions (No. 2) Act 2009 (43/2009), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 (28/2010), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare Act 2010 (34/2010), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (37/2010), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2011 (9/2011), s. 1(2)(a)
  Social Welfare Act 2011 (37/2011), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2012 (12/2012), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare Act 2012 (43/2012), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 (20/2013), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2013 (38/2012), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions (No. 2) Act 2013 (49/2013), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2014 (16/2014), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions (No. 2) Act 2014 (41/2014), s. 5(2)
  Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (12/2015), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2015 (47/2015), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare Act 2016 (15/2016), s. 26(2)
  Social Welfare Act 2017 (38/2017), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (37/2018), s. 1(2)
  Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Act 2019 (8/2019), s. 1(4)
  Social Welfare Act 2019 (34/2019), s. 1(2)
  Social Welfare (No. 2) Act 2019 (48/2019), s. 1(2)
  Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Act 2020 (1/2020), s. 1(2)
  Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 (2/2020), s. 28(22)
  Social Welfare (Covid-19) (Amendment) Act 2020 (12/2020), s. 1(2)
  Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Act 2020 (23/2020), s. 1(5)
  Social Welfare Act 2020 (30/2020), s. 18(2)
S. 7 repealed 30/2020, s. 17
S. 10 references to “family income supplement” construed as a reference to “working family payment” 38/2017, s. 8(2)
S. 10 reference to "Respite Care Grant" construed 47/2015, ss. 5(2), 5(3)
S. 17 references to “family income supplement” construed as a reference to “working family payment” 38/2017, s. 8(2)
S. 17 reference to "Respite Care Grant" construed 47/2015, ss. 5(2), 5(3)
S. 19 reference to "Respite Care Grant" construed 47/2015, ss. 5(2), 5(3)
S. 26 references construed European Union (Capital Requirements) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 158 of 2014), reg. 160

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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