Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010
Miscellaneous amendments to Principal Act.
24.— (1) The Principal Act is amended—
( a) by deleting section 223A (as amended by section 18 of the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2009),
( c) in section 240 (as amended by section 10 of the Act of 2007), in the definition of “benefit”, by deleting paragraph ( d), and
( d) in section 300(2) (as amended by Schedule 1 to the Act of 2008) by deleting paragraph ( ca) (inserted by section 29 of the Act of 2006).
(2) Section 2 (as amended by section 9 of the Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008) of the Principal Act is amended in subsection (1) by inserting the following definitions:
“‘governing contribution year’ means the second last complete contribution year before the beginning of the benefit year which includes the day for which the benefit is claimed;
‘registered medical practitioner’ has the meaning assigned to it by the Medical Practitioners Act 2007;”.
(3) Section 51(1) of the Principal Act is amended in paragraph ( a) by deleting the definition of “registered medical practitioner”.
(4) Section 148 (as amended by section 4 of and Schedule 1 to the Act of 2006) of the Principal Act is amended in subsection (2), in the definition of “a course of study”—
( a) by deleting “, subject to subsection (3),”, and
( b) by inserting “which may take place over more than one academic year” after “study, instruction or training”.