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Name: Social Welfare Act, 1994 (Section 19) (Commencement) Order, 1994 (S.I. No. 283 of 1994)
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Unemployment benefit
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1994-09-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 2 p.
ISN: IRL-1994-R-38011
Bibliography: Printed separately, 2 p.
Abstract/Citation: Brings section 19 of the Social Welfare Act, 1994 into operation with effect from 20 September 1994. Section 19 provides that people engaged in casual employment will be exempt from the condition of having to have sustained a substantial loss of employment to qualify for unemployment benefit. It also provides that claims for unemployment benefit will only link where they are not separated by more than 2 years in any one continuous period of interruption of employment.

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