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25 1978



Miscellaneous Provisions

Sanction of Minister for Finance required to certain regulations.

19. —The following regulations shall be subject to the sanction of the Minister for Finance—

(a) regulations referred to in the definition of “reckonable earnings” in section 2 (1) of the Act of 1952 (inserted by this Act),

(b) regulations under section 6 (2), 6 (4), 8 or 11 of the Act of 1952 (inserted by this Act),

(c) regulations under section 5 (4), 11, 12, 16 (2) or 20.

Regulations securing continuity of Act with provisions repealed, amended, etc.

20. —(1) The Minister may make regulations for the purpose of securing the continuity of this Act with any provision repealed or amended by this Act or otherwise for the preservation of rights conferred under or by virtue of any of those provisions.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), regulations under this section may provide for the manner in which contributions paid or credited in respect of any period before the commencement of any provision of this Act shall be taken into account for the purpose of determining entitlement to any benefit under the Acts after such commencement.

Removal of difficulties.

21. —(1) If in any respect any difficulty arises in the administration or operation of this Act, the Minister may, subject to the sanction of the Minister for Finance, by order do anything further which appears to be necessary or expedient for bringing this Act into operation, and any such order may modify the provisions of this Act so far as may appear necessary or expedient for carrying the order into effect.

(2) Every order made by the Minister under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made, and if a resolution is passed by either House of the Oireachtas within the next twenty-one days on which that House has sat after the order is laid before it annulling the order, the order shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under the order.

(3) No order may be made under this section after the expiration of one year after the commencement of this section.

Acts Referred to

Income Tax Act, 1967

1967, No. 6

Income Tax Acts

Insurance (Intermittent Unemployment) Act, 1942

1942, No. 7

Insurance (Intermittent Unemployment) Acts, 1942 to 1976

Social Welfare Act, 1952

1952, No. 11

Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1960

1960, No. 25

Social Welfare Act, 1970

1970, No. 12

Social Welfare Act, 1973

1973, No. 10

Social Welfare (No. 3) Act, 1974

1974, No. 31

Social Welfare Act, 1975

1975, No. 1

Social Welfare Acts, 1952 to 1978

Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1967

1967, No. 18

Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1968

1968, No. 31

Social Welfare (Occupational Injuries) Act, 1966

1966, No. 16

Social Welfare (Pay-Related Benefit) Act, 1973

1973, No. 2