Industrial Relations Act 1946

PART IV.

Regulation by the Court of Remuneration and Conditions of Employment of Certain Workers.

Definitions.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F29

Substituted (1.08.2012) by Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2012 (32/2012), s. 10, S.I. No. 302 of 2012.

Modifications (not altering text):

C21

Principle of equality applied to employment regulation orders by Pensions Act 1990 (25/1990), s. 74 as substituted (5.04.2004) by Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 (9/2004), s. 81C, S.I. No. 141 of 2004.

Principle of equal pension treatment and collective agreements, etc.

81C.—(1) Subject to subsection (3)—

(a) if a rule or term of an agreement or order to which this section applies would not, if it were a rule of a scheme, comply with the principle of equal pension treatment on the gender ground, it shall, to the extent that it would not so comply, be rendered null and void and the provisions of section 80(1), (2), (5) and (6) shall apply to that rule or term as they apply to a rule of a scheme in respect of employees,

(b) if a rule or a term of an agreement or order to which this section applies would not, if it were the rule of a scheme, comply with the principle of equal pension treatment on any ground other than the gender ground, it shall, to the extent that it would not so comply, be rendered null and void and the provisions of section 81(1), (2), (3) and (5) shall apply to that rule or term as they apply to a rule of a scheme in respect of employees.

(2) This section applies to— ...

(a) a collective agreement relating to employees,

(b) an employment regulation order within the meaning of Part IV of the Act of 1946, and

(c) a registered employment agreement within the meaning of Part III of that Act.

...

C22

Provision for constitution and proceedings of Joint Labour Committees made (18.07.1990) by Industrial Relations Act 1990 (19/1990), s. 44 and sch. 5, commenced on enactment.

Constitution and proceedings of joint labour committees.

44.—The provisions of the Fifth Schedule to this Act shall have effect with respect to the constitution and proceedings of joint labour committees.

Editorial Notes:

E25

Part included in definition of “employment enactments” and “relevant enactments” (1.08.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 2 and sch. 1 part 2 item 1, S.I. No. 338 of 2015, with the following effects:

• Authorised officers or inspectors under employment enactments deemed to be appointed under Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 26(2) and subject to termination under s. 26(4).

• Powers of inspectors for purposes relevant enactments defined in Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 27.

• Workplace Relations Commission, an inspector or an adjudication officer authorised to disclose employer's registered number or employee’s PPSN to enable Labour Court to perform functions under relevant enactments by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015) s. 31(5).

• Power of Workplace Relations Commission and official body to disclose information to each other concerning the commission of offence under relevant enactment provided by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 32.

• Power of Workplace Relations Commission and contracting authority to disclose information to each other concerning the commission of offence under employment enactment/ relevant enactment provided by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 33.

• Powers of Minister to prosecute under relevant enactments transferred to Workplace Relations Commission and references construed by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 37.

• Functions of EAT to hear claims under employment enactments transferred to Workplace Relations Commission and references to EAT construed by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015) s. 66(1), (2), not commenced as of date of revision.

Definitions for purposes of Part IV.

34

34.In this Part—

F29 [ the expression employment regulation order means an order made under section 42C (inserted by section 12 of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2012) of this Act; ]

the expression “ establishment order” means an order made under section 35 of this Act;

the word “ inspector” means a person appointed an inspector under section 51 of this Act;

the expression “ joint labour committee” means a committee established under section 35 of this Act;

the expression “ statutory conditions of employment” means, in relation to a worker to whom an employment regulation order, which fixes conditions of employment, applies, the conditions of employment fixed by the order in respect of that worker;

the expression “ statutory minimum remuneration” means, in relation to a worker to whom an employment regulation order, which fixes remuneration, applies, the remuneration fixed by the order in respect of that worker.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F29

Substituted (1.08.2012) by Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2012 (32/2012), s. 10, S.I. No. 302 of 2012.

Modifications (not altering text):

C23

Definition of “joint labour committee” extended (18.05.1976) by Industrial Relations Act 1969 (15/1976), s. 4(2), commenced on enactment.

Establishment of joint labour committee for agricultural workers.

4.— ...

(2) Sections 35 to 40 of the Principal Act shall not apply to the joint labour committee established under this section but that committee shall, subject to section 5 of this Act, be deemed to be a joint labour committee within the meaning of section 34 of the Principal Act.

Joint Labour Committees.