Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Act 1996
Employees’ representatives representing employees employed in the State.
14.— Employees’ representatives who represent employees employed in the State on a Special Negotiating Body, European Works Council or European Employees’ Forum, or in relation to an information and consultation procedure, shall be—
( a) elected by those employees,
( b) appointed by those employees as determined by them, or
( c) appointed by the central management on a basis agreed with those employees,
and on written notification to the central management of their election or appointment being given shall, unless the contrary is proved, be regarded as having been duly elected or appointed.