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Name: Social Welfare Act 2007 (No. 40 of 2007).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-12-20
Entry into force:
ISN: IRL-2007-L-77628
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Houses of the Oireachtas, Ireland, 15 pages (consulted on 2008-02-01)
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Social Welfare Act 2006 and the Consolidated Act of 2005 by providing new rates for social insurance benefits, social assistance payments and the family income supplement. The widowed parent grant is also increased as is earnings limit and the income ceiling for employment and optional contributions. Also makes amendments to the Health Contributions Act 1979 section 7A with respect to increasing benefits.
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