Redundancy Payments Act 1967

Notice of proposed dismissal for redundancy.

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17. (1) An employer who proposes to dismiss by reason of redundancy an employee who has not less than F40 [ 104 weeks ] service with that employer shall, not later than two weeks before the date of dismissal, give to the employee notice in writing of the proposed dismissal F41 [ ].

(2) The Minister may make regulations for giving effect to this section and, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, regulations under this section may relate to all or any of the following matters—

( a) the particulars to be stated in the notice,

F42 [ ( b ) the method of service of the notice. ]

F43 [ (2A) A notice under this section, a redundancy certificate and a claim for a rebate under section 36 may be combined in one document. ]

(3) An employer who fails to comply with this section or who furnishes false information in a notice under this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding F44 [ 5,000 ].

Annotations:

Amendments:

F40

Substituted (1.09.1971) by Redundancy Payments Act 1971 (20/1971), s. 19(1) and sch., S.I. No. 230 of 1971.

F41

Deleted (10.04.2005) by Redundancy Payments Act 2003 (14/2003), s. 7(a), S.I. No. 77 of 2005.

F42

Substituted (10.04.2005) by Redundancy Payments Act 2003 (14/2003), s. 7(b), S.I. No. 77 of 2005.

F43

Inserted (10.04.2005) by Redundancy Payments Act 2003 (14/2003), s. 7(c), S.I. No. 77 of 2005.

F44

Substituted (8.05.2007) by Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Act 2007 (27/2007), s. 19 and table, commenced on enactment.

Editorial Notes:

E21

Power pursuant to section exercised (30.12.1991) by Redundancy (Notice of Dismissal) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 348 of 1991), in effect as per reg. 1.

E22

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (3.09.1984) by Redundancy (Notice of Dismissal) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 220 of 1984), in effect as per reg. 1; revoked (30.12.1991) by Redundancy (Notice of Dismissal) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 348 of 1991), reg. 6, in effect as per reg. 1.

E23

Previous affecting provision: penalty under subs. (3) substituted (6.04.1979) by Redundancy Payments Act 1979 (7/1979) s. 17 and sch., S.I. No. 95 of 1979 and (25.05.03) by Redundancy Payments Act 2003 (14/2003), s. 13(a), S.I. No. 194 of 2003; subsequently substituted as per F-note above.

E24

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (5.04.1979) by Redundancy (Notice of Dismissal) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 111 of 1979); revoked (3.09.1984) by Redundancy (Notice of Dismissal) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 220 of 1984), reg. 6, in effect as per reg. 1.

E25

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (2.01.1968) by Redundancy (Notice of Dismissal) Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 2 of 1968); revoked (5.04.1979) by Redundancy (Notice of Dismissal) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 111 of 1979), reg. 6.