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Name: Social Welfare Act, 1997 (No. 10 of 1997).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-04-02
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Acts, 55 p.
ISN: IRL-1997-L-46964
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Acts, 55 p.
Abstract/Citation: Amends provisions of previous Social Welfare Acts to provide for increases in benefits and other matters related to family benefit, rates of contribution, sickness allowance, care-giver benefit, unemployment benefit, and survivor's benefit. Adds new sections providing maternity benefit for self-employed contributors and benefit for adoptive parents.
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