S.I. No. 143 of 2009.
SOCIAL WELFARE AND PENSIONS ACT 2008 (SECTIONS 15 AND 16) (COMMENCEMENT) ORDER, 2009
(This note is not part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation).
This Order provides for the commencement of Sections 15 and 16, other than paragraph (c), of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2008.
Sections 15 and 16 set out the conditions for eligibility for receipt of Domiciliary Care Allowance, the rates of payment and consequential amendments to allow for the transfer of the administration of the scheme, in respect of new applications made on or after 1st April 2009, from the Health Service Executive to the Department of Social and Family Affairs.