Transport Act 1958

Compensation of employees whose services are dispensed with or conditions worsened.

14

14. (1) Whenever the Board ceases to provide or permanently reduces any transport service by rail or inland waterway or substitutes diesel for steam traction or whenever an order is made under section 9 in relation to a specified level crossing and as a consequence thereof the Board, F7 [ on or before the 31st day of March, 1964 ], either dispenses with the services of an officer or servant of the Board or transfers him to another position in its service the provisions of this section shall have effect.

(2) This section applies only to an officer or servant who at the date of his dismissal or transfer was employed in a permanent capacity or who was, except for casual interruptions of employment, employed by the Board during the whole of the preceding three years.

(3) If the Board dispenses with his services he shall be paid by the Board compensation calculated in accordance with the Second Schedule.

(4) If he is transferred to another position and thereby suffers a worsening of his conditions of service, within the meaning of section 37 of the Act of 1950, as an officer or servant of the Board he shall be paid by the Board compensation consisting of a lump sum of such amount as is reasonable.

(5) Sections 41, 42 and 43 of the Act of 1950 (which relate to the determination of compensation under that Act) shall apply to compensation under this section.

(6) F8 [ ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F7

Substituted (9.07.1963) by Transport Act 1963 (17/1963), s. 19(1), commenced on enactment.

F8

Repealed (28.07.1964) by Transport Act 1964 (30/1964), s. 16 and sch., commenced on enactment.

Editorial Notes:

E44

Power pursuant to subs. (6) exercised (16.07.1963) by Transport Act 1958 (Section 14(6)) (No. 3) Order 1963 (S.I. No. 125 of 1963).

E45

Previous affecting provision: subss. (1) and (6) amended (9.07.1963) by Transport Act 1963 (17/1963), s. 19(1), commenced on enactment. Subs. (6) repealed as per F-note above.

E46

Previous affecting provision: application of section extended (9.07.1963) by Transport Act 1963 (17/1963), s. 14(1)(c), commenced on enactment.

E47

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (6) exercised (28.05.1963 to 15.07.1963) by Transport Act 1958 (Section 14(6)) (No. 2) Order 1963 (S.I. No. 103 of 1963).

E48

Previous affecting provision: application of Act extended (28.02.1963 to 15.07.1963) by Transport Act 1958 (Section 14(6)) Order 1963 (S.I. No. 36 of 1963), arts. 2 and 3.

E49

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (6) exercised (28.02.1963 to 15.07.1963) by Transport Act 1958 (Section 14(6)) Order 1963 (S.I. No. 36 of 1963).

E50

Power pursuant to subs. (6) exercised (29.11.1961) by Transport Act 1958 (Section 14(6)) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 274 of 1961).

E51

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (6) exercised (15.06.1960 to 15.07.1963) by Transport Act 1958 (Extension of Section 14 To Certain Employees of Córas Iompair Éireann) (No. 2) Order 1960 (S.I. No. 123 of 1960).

E52

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (6) exercised (22.02.1960 to 15.07.1963) by Transport Act 1958 (Extension of Section 14 To Certain Employees of Córas Iompair Éireann) Order 1960 (S.I. No. 37 of 1960).

E53

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (6) exercised (12.10.1959 to 15.07.1963) by Transport Act 1958 (Section 14(6)) (No. 3) Order 1959 (S.I. No. 167 of 1959).

E54

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (6) exercised (12.10.1959 to 15.07.1963) by Transport Act 1958 (Section 14(6)) (No. 2) Order 1959 (S.I. No. 166 of 1959).

E55

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (6) exercised (10.08.1959 to 15.07.1963) by Transport Act 1958 (Section 14(6)) Order 1959 (S.I. No. 135 of 1959).

E56

Previous affecting provision: application of section extended (16.07.1958) by Great Northern Railway Act 1958 (20/1958), s. 17(3), commenced on enactment.

E57

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (6) exercised (8.12.1958 to 15.07.1963) by Transport Act 1958 (Section 14(6)) Order 1958 (S.I. No. 249 of 1958).