Social Welfare and Pensions Act, 2005

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  1. Short title, construction, collective citation and commencement.
  2. Definitions (Part 2).
  3. Child benefit - new rates.
  4. Disability benefit.
  5. Injury benefit - removal of limit.
  6. Carer's benefit - improvement to entitlement conditions.
  7. Respite care grant - improvements to entitlement conditions.
  8. Disability allowance - extension of payment.
  9. Assessment of capital means for certain assistance payments.
  10. Certain EU payments - entitlement to island allowance.
  11. Amendments consequential on the alignment of the income tax year with the calendar year.
  12. Unemployment benefit and unemployment assistance - amendment to entitlement.
  13. Unemployment benefit, unemployment assistance and farm assist - amendment to disqualifications.
  14. Carer's benefit and carer's allowance - amendment.
  15. Personal public service number - extension of provisions.
  16. Award of bereavement grant and payments after death in certain cases.
  17. Provisions relating to prosecutions.
  18. Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act (interpretation).
  19. Orphan's (contributory) allowance and orphan's (non-contributory) pension - amendments.
  20. Assessment of means - amendments.
  21. Recovery of overpayments.
  22. Old age (contributory) pension - amendment to definition of 'homemaker'.
  23. Amendments to Principal Act consequential on Health Act 2004.
  24. Third Schedule to Principal Act (Rules as to calculation of means).
  25. Amendments consequential on section 24.
  26. Pre-consolidation amendments to Principal Act.
  27. Definitions (Part 3).
  28. Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act.
  29. Amendment of section 7A of Principal Act.
  30. Amendment of section 18 of Principal Act.
  31. Funding standard.
  32. Small scheme exemptions.
  33. Amendment of section 59 of Principal Act.
  34. Qualifications of trustees.
  35. Amendment of section 90 of Principal Act.
  36. Amendment to Part VI of Principal Act.
  37. Cross-border schemes.
  38. Amendment of section 111 of Principal Act.
  39. Amendment of section 113 of Principal Act.

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