Redundancy Payments Act 1967

Redundancy certificate.

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18. F45 [ (1) When an employer dismisses by reason of redundancy an employee who has not less than 104 weeks continuous employment, he shall give to the employee not later than the date of the dismissal a certificate (in this Part referred to as a redundancy certificate). ]

F46 [ (2) Whenever an employee who has not less than 104 weeks continuous employment gives notice of intention to claim in accordance with section 12, his employer shall, subject to section 13, give him, not later than seven days after the service of the notice of intention to claim, a redundancy certificate. ]

(3) The Minister may make regulations for giving effect to this section and, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, may prescribe the particulars to be stated on a redundancy certificate.

(4) An employer who fails to comply with this section or who furnishes false information in a redundancy certificate shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding F47 [ 5,000 ].

Annotations:

Amendments:

F45

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

F46

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

F47

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:

E26

Power pursuant to section exercised (30.12.1991) by Redundancy Certificate Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 347 of 1991), in effect as per reg. 1.

E27

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (3.09.1984) by Redundancy Certificate Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 221 of 1984); revoked (30.12.1991) by Redundancy Certificate Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 347 of 1991), reg. 4, in effect as per reg. 1.

E28

Previous affecting provision: penalty under subs. (4) 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(b), S.I. No. 194 of 2003; subsequently substituted as per F-note above.

E29

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (5.04.1979) by Redundancy Certificate Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 112 of 1979); revoked (3.09.1984) by Redundancy Certificate Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 221 of 1984), reg. 4, in effect as per reg. 1.

E30

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (2.01.1968) by Redundancy Certificate Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 3 of 1968); revoked (5.04.1979) by Redundancy Certificate Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 112 of 1979), reg. 4.