Industrial Training Act 1967
2.— (1) In this Act, save where the context otherwise requires—
“ the Act of 1959” means the Apprenticeship Act, 1959 (repealed by this Act);
“ activity of industry” includes any activity of commerce or of a trade or occupation, and also includes any activity of a distinct branch of an industry, of commerce or of a trade or occupation, but does not include an activity of agriculture, horticulture or fishing which is an activity of primary production, or any activity of a professional occupation;
“ An Cheard Chomhairle” means the body established by section 8 of the Act of 1959;
“ An Chomhairle” has the meaning specified in subsection (1) of section 8 of this Act;
“ apprentice” means a person employed by way of apprenticeship in a designated industrial activity and includes any person to whom regulations under section 28 of this Act apply;
“ authorised officer” means a person appointed by An Chomhairle to be an authorised officer for the purposes of this Act;
“ designated industrial activity” means an activity of industry which is for the time being declared by an order under section 23 of this Act to be a designated industrial activity;
“ the establishment day” means the day appointed to be the establishment day for the purposes of this Act by order of the Minister under section 3 of this Act;
“ industrial training committee” means a body which is an industrial training committee under an order under section 24 of this Act;
“ functions” includes powers and duties;
“ the Minister” means the Minister for Labour;
“ prescribed” means prescribed by rules made by An Chomhairle under this Act;
(2) Except in subsection (2) of section 11 and subsection (1) of section 13 of this Act, any reference in this Act to the Chief Officer includes a reference to a chairman of An Chomhairle who is acting as Chief Officer.
(3) A reference in this Act to performance of functions includes, as respects powers, a reference to exercise of those powers.