|Name:||Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993 (No. 27 of 1993)|
|Subject(s):||Social security (general standards)|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Printed separately, 202 p.
|Bibliography:||Printed separately, 202 p.
Act on-line Houses of the Oireachtas, Ireland (consulted on 2005-08-09)
|Abstract/Citation:||Consists of 10 Parts, 304 sections and 6 Schedules. Contains detailed provisions on social insurance funding, contributions, benefits and pensions; social assistance for unemployment, pre-retirement, old-age (contributory) pensions, and pensions for the blind, widows and orphans; allowances for deserted wives and prisoners' wives; allowances for lone parents and persons caring for pensioners; and child benefits and family income supplements. Other Parts concern offences, and decisions of and appeals to the Social Welfare Tribunal and liability to maintain one's family. The Schedules list employments, excepted employments and excepted self-employed contributors; rates of benefits; rules as to calculation of means; rates of assistance; enactments repealed; and commencement of certain provisions.|