Industrial Relations Act 1946

Reference of trade dispute to arbitration.

70

70.Where a trade dispute has occurred or is apprehended, the Court, with the consent of all the parties concerned in the dispute, may refer the dispute to the arbitration of one or more persons (who shall be paid such fees as the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, determines) or may itself arbitrate upon the dispute.

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Modifications (not altering text):

C45

Functions transferred and references to “Department of Finance” and “Minister for Finance” construed (29.07.2011) by Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 2, 3, 5 and sch. 1 part 2, in effect as per art. 1(2), subject to transitional provisions in arts. 6-9.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the performance of any functions transferred by this Order are transferred to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Department of Finance contained in any Act or instrument made thereunder and relating to the administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, on and after the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

3. The functions conferred on the Minister for Finance by or under the provisions of —

(a) the enactments specified in Schedule 1, and

(b) the statutory instruments specified in Schedule 2,

are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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5. References to the Minister for Finance contained in any Act or instrument under an Act and relating to any functions transferred by this Order shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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Schedule 1

Enactments

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Part 2

1922 to 2011 Enactments

Number and Year

Short Title

Provision

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(2)

(3)

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No. 26 of 1946

Industrial Relations Act 1946

Sections 14(2), 21(4) and 70

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C46

Application of section not restricted (8.06.2010) by Arbitration Act 2010 (1/2010), s. 30(1)(b), commenced as per s. 1(2).

Exclusion of certain arbitrations.

30.— (1) This Act shall not apply to— ...

(b) an arbitration under section 70 of the Industrial Relations Act 1946.

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Editorial Notes:

E157

Previous affecting provision: application of section not restricted (1.01.1955) by Arbitration Act 1954 (26/1954), s. 5, commenced as per s. 1(2); repealed (8.06.2010) by Arbitration Act 2010 (1/2010), s. 4(1), commenced as per s. 1(2), subject to transitional provision in s. 4(2).