Industrial Relations Act 1946
3.— In this Act—
the expression “ the Court” means the Labour Court;
the expression “ the Minister” means the Minister for Industry and Commerce;
the word “ prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act;
the expression “ registered joint industrial council” has the meaning given to it by section 59 of this Act;
the expression “ trade dispute” means any dispute or difference between employers and workers or between workers and workers connected with the employment or non-employment, or the terms of the employment, or with the conditions of employment, of any person F1 [ and includes any such dispute or difference between employers and workers where the employment has ceased, ];
the expression “ trade union” means a trade union which is the holder of a negotiation licence granted under the Trade Union Act, 1941 (No. 22 of 1941).