LABOUR SERVICES ACT 1987

Preservation of certain continuing contracts and adaptation of references to Minister, An Chomhairle and Agency in certain documents.

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20. (1) Every bond, guarantee or other security of a continuing nature made or given by or on behalf of the Minister in connection with or for the purposes of the Manpower Service, or by or on behalf of An Chomhairle or the Agency, to any person or given by any person to and accepted by or on behalf of the Minister in connection with or for the purposes of the Manpower Service, or by or on behalf of An Chomhairle or the Agency and every contract or agreement in writing made between the Minister in connection with or for the purposes of the Manpower Service, or An Chomhairle or the Agency, and any other person, and in force but not fully executed and completed immediately before the establishment day shall continue in force on and after that day and shall be construed and have effect as if the name of An Foras were substituted therein for that of the Minister, An Chomhairle or the Agency, as the case may be, and shall be enforceable by or against An Foras and every arrangement made by An Chomhairle under section 36 or 41 of the Act of 1967, and in force immediately before the establishment day shall continue in force on and after that day and shall be enforceable by or against An Foras.

(2) References to the Minister, An Chomhairle or the Agency contained immediately before the establishment day in the memorandum and articles of association of any company (within the meaning of the Companies Act, 1963), being, as respects references to the Minister, in connection with or for the purposes of the Manpower Service shall, on and after the establishment day, be construed as references to An Foras but, in the case of references to the Minister, to the extent only that the references are in connection with or for the purposes of the Manpower Service.