Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2014


Amendments to Act of 2008 regarding habitual residence

12. (1) The Act of 2008 is amended—

(a) in paragraph (a) of section 12, by deleting “at the date of the making of the application for blind welfare allowance”, and

(b) in paragraph (e) of section 13, by substituting “161G(d)” for “161G(1) (d) ”.

(2) The amendments effected by subsection (1) to sections 12(a) and 13(e) of the Act of 2008 are deemed to have been included in each of those provisions with effect from the passing of the Act of 2008 and each of those provisions (amended by subsection (1) ) shall come into operation in accordance with section 1(6) of that Act.