Industrial Relations Act 1976

Additional divisions of the Court.

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8. (1) Whenever the Minister is of opinion that for the speedy dispatch of the business of the Court it is expedient that there should be added to the Court another division or other divisions he may, notwithstanding anything in the Act of 1969, by order, made with the consent of the Minister for the Public Service, provide for such an additional division or divisions.

(2) A division of the Court provided for under this section shall consist of a deputy chairman of the Court (who shall be chairman of the division), a workers' member and an employers' member, and sections 3 ( b) and 3 ( c) of the Act of 1969 shall apply in relation to such a division as if it were a division under that Act.

(3) Whenever the Minister makes an order under this section he shall appoint a deputy chairman of the Court, and sections 4 (4) to 4 (7) of the Act of 1969 (as amended by this Act) shall apply in relation to a deputy chairman appointed under this Act as if the references in those sections to a deputy chairman were references to a deputy chairman appointed under this Act.

(4) A deputy chairman (whether appointed under this section or under section 4 (4) of the Act of 1969) shall be paid such remuneration (by way of either fees or salary) and allowances as the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for the Public Service, determines.

(5) Section 4 (5) of the Act of 1969 is hereby repealed.

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C8

Functions transferred and references to “Department of Finance” and “Minister for Finance” construed (29.07.2011) by Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 2, 3, 5 and sch. 1 part 2, in effect as per art. 1(2), subject to transitional provisions in arts. 6-9.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the performance of any functions transferred by this Order are transferred to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Department of Finance contained in any Act or instrument made thereunder and relating to the administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, on and after the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

3. The functions conferred on the Minister for Finance by or under the provisions of —

(a) the enactments specified in Schedule 1, and

(b) the statutory instruments specified in Schedule 2,

are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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5. References to the Minister for Finance contained in any Act or instrument under an Act and relating to any functions transferred by this Order shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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Schedule 1

Enactments

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Part 2

1922 to 2011 Enactments

Number and Year

Short Title

Provision

(1)

(2)

(3)

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No. 15 of 1976

Industrial Relations Act 1976

Section 8(1) and (4)

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C9

Application of subs. (1) modified (18.07.1990) by Industrial Relations Act 1990 (19/1990), s. 41, commenced on enactment.

Divisions of Court.

41.—The Minister may amend or revoke an order made by him under section 8 (1) of the Industrial Relations Act, 1976.

Editorial Notes:

E4

Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (10.09.2015) by Industrial Relations Act 1976 (Section 8) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 385 of 2015), in effect as per art. 1(2).

E5

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.05.1979) by Labour Court (Fourth Division) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 161 of 1979); revoked (26.06.1992) by Labour Court (Fourth Division) Order, 1979 (Revocation) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 161 of 1992).