Employment Agency Act 1971

Interpretation.

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1. (1) In this Act—

authorised officer” has the meaning assigned to it by section 9 of this Act;

F1 [ employment agency includes an employment agency within the meaning of the Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012; ]

the Minister” means the Minister for Labour;

prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act.

(2) For the purposes of this Act, the business of an employment agency means the business of seeking, whether for reward or otherwise, on behalf of others, persons who will give or accept employment, and includes the obtaining or supplying for reward of persons who will accept employment from or render services to others.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F1

Inserted (16.05.2013) by Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 (13/2012), s. 16, commenced on enactment.

Editorial Notes:

E1

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.03.1993) by Employment Agency Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 49 of 1993).

E2

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.1989) by Employment Agency Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 319 of 1988).

E3

Power pursuant to section exercised (18.10.1978) by Employment Agency Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 288 of 1978).

E4

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.02.1977) by Employment Agency Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 318 of 1976).

E5

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.11.1972) by Employment Agency Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 255 of 1972).