Next (PART 1 PRELIMINARY AND GENERAL )

22 2008

/images/harp.jpg


Number 22 of 2008


SOCIAL WELFARE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2008


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

PRELIMINARY AND GENERAL

Section

1. Short title, construction, collective citations and commencement.

2. Definitions.

PART 2

AMENDMENTS TO SOCIAL WELFARE ACTS

3. Social insurance benefits (new rates).

4. Social assistance payments (new rates).

5. Family income supplement (new weekly rates).

6. Employment contributions (amendment to earnings limits and ceiling).

7. Optional contributions (amendment to income ceiling).

8. Reckonable income — amendment to definition.

9. Children detention school — definition.

10. Registered medical practitioner — amendment.

11. Widowed parent grant — amendment to definition.

12. Pre-retirement allowance.

13. One-parent family payment — entitlement.

14. Supplementary welfare allowance — amendments.

15. Illness benefit — amendment.

16. Health and safety benefit — amendment.

17. Jobseeker’s benefit — linked claims.

18. Jobseeker’s benefit — amendment.

19. Domiciliary care allowance.

20. Child benefit — amendment.

21. Early childcare supplement — amendment.

22. Weekly family income — amendment to definition.

23. Blind welfare allowance — amendment.

PART 3

MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS TO OTHER ACTS

24. Amendments to Pensions Act 1990.

25. Amendment to Civil Registration Act 2004.

PART 4

MONEY ADVICE AND BUDGETING SERVICE

26. Definition.

27. Amendments to section 2 of Act of 2000.

28. Amendments to section 7 of Act of 2000.

29. Transfer by Minister of certain rights and liabilities.

PART 5

DISSOLUTION OF COMBAT POVERTY AGENCY

30. Definition.

31. Dissolution of Agency.

32. Transfer of rights and liabilities.

33. Transfer of certain property.

34. Final accounts.

35. Pending legal proceedings.

36. Transfer of employees.

37. Expenses.

38. Repeal.

SCHEDULE 1

SCHEDULE 2


Acts Referred to

Adoptive Leave Acts 1995 and 2005

Carer’s Leave Act 2001

2001, No. 19

Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Act 2004

2004, No. 21

Children Act 2001

2001, No. 24

Citizens Information Act 2007

2007, No. 2

Citizens Information Acts 2000 and 2007

Civil Registration Act 2004

2004, No. 3

Civil Registration Acts 2004 and 2005

Civil Service Regulation Acts 1956 to 2005

Combat Poverty Agency Act 1986

1986, No. 14

Comhairle Act 2000

2000, No. 1

Consumer Credit Act 1995

1995, No. 24

Ethics in Public Office Acts 1995 to 2001

Maternity Protection Acts 1994 and 2004

Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2005

Organisation of Working Time Act 1997

1997, No. 20

Parental Leave Acts 1998 and 2006

Pensions Act 1990

1990, No. 25

Pensions Acts 1990 to 2008

Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003

2003, No. 29

Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001

2001, No. 45

Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004

2004, No. 33

Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2007

Social Welfare Act 2007

2007, No. 40

Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007

2007, No. 8

Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008

2008, No. 2

Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

2005, No. 26

Social Welfare Law Reform and Pensions Act 2006

2006, No. 5

Terms of Employment (Information) Acts 1994 and 2001

Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007

/images/harp.jpg


Number 22 of 2008


SOCIAL WELFARE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2008


AN ACT TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE SOCIAL WELFARE ACTS, THE PENSIONS ACT 1990 AND THE COMHAIRLE ACT 2000, TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE FUNCTIONS OF THE CITIZENS INFORMATION BOARD, TO AMEND THE CIVIL REGISTRATION ACT 2004, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF THE COMBAT POVERTY AGENCY AND THE TRANSFER OF ITS ASSETS, LIABILITIES AND EMPLOYEES TO THE MINISTER FOR SOCIAL AND FAMILY AFFAIRS, TO REPEAL THE COMBAT POVERTY AGENCY ACT 1986 AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[17th December, 2008]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: