Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010

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Short title, construction, collective citation and commencement.

1.— (1) This Act may be cited as the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010.

(2) The Social Welfare Acts and Parts 1, 2 and 4, section 29 and Schedules 1, 2 and 3 shall be read together as one.

(3) The Labour Services Acts 1987 to 2010 and sections 30 and 35 may be cited together as the Labour Services Acts 1987 to 2010.

(4) Sections 4, 11(1), 12, 13 and 15 to 26 and Parts 3 and 4, shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to subs. (4) exercised (13.02.2012) by Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (Sections 12 and 13) (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 42 of 2012).

2. The 13th day of February 2012 is appointed as the day on which sections 12 and 13 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010) come into operation.

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Power pursuant to subs. (4) exercised (7.06.2012) by Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (Section 4) (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 197 of 2012).

2. The 7th day of June 2012 is appointed as the day on which section 4 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010) comes into operation.

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Power pursuant to subs. (4) exercised (1.01.2012) by Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (Sections 29, 30, 34 and 35) (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 703 of 2011).

2. The 1st day of January 2012 is appointed as the day on which sections 29, 30, 34 and 35 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010) come into operation.

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Power pursuant to subs. (4) exercised (11.11.2011) by Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (Sections 28, 31, 32 and 33) (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 572 of 2011).

2. The 11th day of November 2011 is appointed as the day on which sections 28, 31, 32 and 33 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010) come into operation.

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Power pursuant to subs. (4) exercised (1.10.2011) by Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (Section 11(1)) (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 495 of 2011).

2. The 1st day of October 2011 is appointed as the day on which section 11 (1) of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010) comes into operation.

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Power pursuant to subs. (4) exercised (22.09.2011) by Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (Part 4) (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 471 of 2011).

2. The 22nd day of September 2011 is appointed as the day on which Part 4 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010) comes into operation.

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Power pursuant to subs. (4) exercised (1.01.2011) by Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (Sections 15 to 26) (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 673 of 2010).

2. The 1st day of January 2011 is appointed as the day on which sections 15 to 26 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010) come into operation.