LABOUR SERVICES ACT 1987
1.— (1) In this Act—
“ the Act of 1967” means the Industrial Training Act, 1967;
F1 [ ‘ Act of 1995 ’ means the Ethics in Public Office Act 1995 ; ]
“ the Agency” means the Youth Employment Agency formed and registered under the Youth Employment Agency Act, 1981;
“ An Chomhairle” means An Chomhairle Oiliúna;
“ An Foras” means the body established by section 3 ;
“ the establishment day” means the day appointed by the Minister under section 2 ;
“ the Manpower Service” means the National Manpower Service of the Minister;
F1 [ ‘ material interest ’ shall be construed in accordance with section 2(3) of the Act of 1995; ]
“ the Minister” means the Minister for Labour;
“ recognised trade unions and staff associations” means trade unions and staff associations recognised by An Foras for the purposes of negotiations which are concerned with the remuneration or conditions of employment, or the working conditions, of employees;
F1 [ ‘ serious wrongdoing ’ includes breach of duty by a member or member of staff of An Foras, or a consultant, adviser or other person, in relation to An Foras. ]
(2) ( a) In this Act a reference to a section or schedule is to a section of, or the Schedule to, this Act unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended.
( b) In this Act a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph is a reference to the subsection, paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended.