ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
Amendments to the Social Welfare Acts
- Child benefit (new rates).
- Respite care grant — increase.
- Widowed parent grant — amount of grant.
- Disability benefit — linking provisions.
- Unemployment assistance and pre-retirement allowance — linking provisions.
- Qualified child — extension to end of academic year.
- Disability allowance — amendment of rounding provision.
- Maternity and adoptive benefit — amendment to contribution conditions.
- Amendments consequential on the alignment of the income tax year with the calendar year.
PRSI arrangements for certain personal pensions.
- Personal public service number — extension of provisions.
- Social Insurance Fund — expenditure on benefit.
- Contributions — application of Taxes Consolidation Act, 1997.
- Carer’s benefit — improvement.
- Miscellaneous amendments.
Short Title, Construction and Commencement
- Short title, construction and commencement.