Redundancy Payments Act 1971

Presumptions by Tribunal.

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10.For the purposes of a reference to the Tribunal—

( a) a person’s employment during any period shall, unless the contrary is proved, be presumed to have been continuous;

( b) an employee who has been dismissed by his employer shall, unless the contrary is proved, be presumed to have been so dismissed by reason of redundancy;

( c) the Tribunal shall, after consultation with any person or body charged by statute with the fixing or determination of minimum wages or rates of pay, or the registration of employment agreements under the Industrial Relations Act, 1946, F2 [ or the national minimum hourly rate of pay declared by order under the National Minimum Wage Act 2000 ] have regard to any such minimum as is appropriate or relevant.

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Inserted (25.05.2003) by Redundancy Payments Act 2003 (14/2003), s. 14, S.I. No. 194 of 2003.