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4 2003

Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003


Short Title, Construction, Collective Citation and Commencement

Short title, construction, collective citation and commencement.

1. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 .

(2) The Social Welfare Acts and sections 1 to 18 of this Act shall be read together as one.

(3) Section 24 of this Act and the Pensions Acts 1990 to 2002 may be cited together as the Pensions Acts 1990 to 2003.

(4) Sections 11, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23 and 24 of this Act 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 fixed for different purposes and different provisions and for the amendments effected by the said section 24 to the Pensions Act 1990 .