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

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 2 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 3 1 January 2019 Commenced as per s. 3(2) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 4
S. 4 1 January 2019 Commenced as per s. 4(2) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 4
S. 5 25 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 5(2) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 7(a)
S. 6 25 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 6(2) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 7(a)
S. 7 25 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 7(2) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 7(a)
S. 8 21 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 8(4) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 6(a)
S. 9 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 10 1 January 2019 Commenced as per s. 10(2) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 4
S. 11 1 January 2019 Commenced as per s. 11(2) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 4
S. 12 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 13 1 January 2019 Commenced as per s. 13(2) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 4
S. 14 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 15 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 16 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 17 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 17 and sch. 1 in so far as they relate to item numbers 1, 2, 4, 20, 23 and 24 of that Schedule 25 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions And Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 116 of 2019), art. 5
S. 17 and sch. 1 in so far as they relate to item number 3 of that Schedule 21 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions And Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 116 of 2019), art. 4
S. 17 and sch. 1 in so far as they relate to item numbers 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 16 of that Schedule 29 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions And Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 116 of 2019), art. 8
S. 17 and sch. 1 in so far as they relate to item numbers 7, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26 of that Schedule 28 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions And Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 116 of 2019), art. 7
S. 17 and sch. 1 in so far as they relate to item numbers 14, 22 of that Schedule 20 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions And Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 116 of 2019), art. 3
S. 17 and sch. 1 in so far as they relate to item number 21 of that Schedule 27 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions And Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 116 of 2019), art. 6
S. 18 and sch. 2 in so far as s. 18 and Sch. 2 relate to the matter referred to in s. 18(2)(a)  21 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 6(b)
S. 18 and sch. 2 in so far as s. 18 and Sch. 2 relate to the matters referred to in s. 18(2)(b) 25 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 7(b)
S. 18 and sch. 2 in so far as s. 18 and Sch. 2 relate to the matters referred to in s. 18(2)(c)  28 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 9(a)
S. 18 and sch. 2 in so far as s. 18 and Sch. 2 relate to the matters referred to in s. 18(2)(d)  29 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 10(a)
S. 18 in so far as it relates to jobseeker’s benefit 21 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 18(2)(a)
S. 18 in so far as it relates to illness benefit,  health and safety benefit, and injury benefit 25 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 18(2)(b)
S. 18 in so far as it relates to carer’s benefit, invalidity pension, and a payment referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition of “relevant payment” in s. 178(1) of the Principal Act 28 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 18(2)(c)
S. 18 in so far as it relates to death benefit under Chapter 13 (other than s. 84) of the Principal Act,  widow’s (contributory) pension,  widower’s (contributory) pension,  surviving civil partner’s (contributory) pension, State pension (contributory),  guardian’s payment (contributory), disablement pension, and  disablement gratuity 29 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 18(2)(d)
S. 19 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 20 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 21 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 22 28 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 22(2) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 9(b)
S. 23 and sch. 3 in so far as s. 23 and sch. 3 relate to the matters referred to in s. 23(2)(a)  20 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 5
S. 23 and sch. 3 in so far as s. 23 and sch. 3 relate to the matter referred to in s. 23(2)(b)  25 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 7(c)
S. 23 and sch. 3 in so far as s. 23 and sch. 3 relate to the matter referred to in s. 23(2)(c)  27 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 8
S. 23 and sch. 3 in so far as s. 23 and sch. 3 relate to the matters referred to in s. 23(2)(d)  28 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 9(c)
S. 23 and sch. 3 in so far as s. 23 and sch. 3 relate to the matters referred to in s. 23(2)(e)  29 March 2019 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 10(b)
S. 23 in so far as it relates to jobseeker’s allowance (other than where payable in accordance with s. 148A of the Principal Act, and farm assist 20 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 23(2)(a)
S. 23 in so far as it relates to supplementary welfare allowance 25 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 23(2)(b)
S. 23 in so far as it relates to disability allowance 27 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 23(2)(c)
S. 23 in so far as it relates to  one-parent family payment (other than where payable in respect of a widow, widower or surviving civil partner), jobseeker’s allowance payable in accordance with s. 148A of the Principal Act, a payment referred to in paragraph (b) or (c) of the definition of “relevant payment” in s. 178(1) of the Principal Act, and carer’s allowance 28 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 23(2)(d)
S. 23 in so far as it relates to State pension (non-contributory), blind pension, guardian’s payment (non-contributory), widow’s (non-contributory) pension, widower’s (non-contributory) pension, surviving civil partner’s (non-contributory) pension, and one-parent family payment (payable in respect of a widow, widower or surviving civil partner) 29 March 2019 Commenced as per s. 23(2)(e)
S. 24 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 25 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 26 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 27 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 28 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 29 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 30 31 December 2018 Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 3
S. 31 1 January 2019 Commenced as per s. 31(2) & Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 655 of 2018), art. 4

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Not affected

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
None