Employment Agency Act 1971

Non-application of Act.


6.(1) This Act shall not apply to—

(a) any scheme or service relating to employment or the recruitment of staff and administered or operated by or under the direction of a Minister of State,

F2[(b) the holder of a recruitment licence under the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004.]

(2) The Minister may, if he so thinks fit, by order grant exemption from this Act or a specified provision thereof in respect of the carrying on of the business of a particular class of employment agency.

(3) The Minister may by order revoke or amend an order under this section.




Substituted (with para. (c)) (6.10.2004) by Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004 (33/2004), s. 61(1) and sch. 2 pt. 1, commenced on enactment.

Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (17.10.1972) by Employment Agency (Exemption) Order 1972 (S.I. No. 257 of 1972).