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Name: Social Welfare Act, 1994 (No. 4 of 1994)
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1994-03-31
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 32 p.
ISN: IRL-1994-L-36586
Bibliography: Printed separately, 32 p.
Abstract/Citation: Comprised of 7 Parts, 35 sections and 6 Schedules. Part I provides for short title, construction and definition. Part II concerns increases in social insurance benefits, social assistance payments, child and family benefits. Part III regulates social insurance contributions. Part IV deals with survivor's pension. Part V provides for amendments to existing schemes such as maternity benefit, unemployment benefit and occupational injuries benefits. Part VI governs matters such as payments after death, pre-retirement allowance, social welfare inspectors, unemployment assistance and occupational injuries insurance. Part VII provides for amendments to the Health Contributions Act, 1979 and the Youth Employment Agency Act, 1981.
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