Organisation of Working Time Act 1997

Regulations and orders.

7

7. (1) The Minister may make regulations prescribing any matter or thing which is referred to in this Act as prescribed or to be prescribed or for the purpose of enabling any provision of this Act to have full effect.

(2) Regulations under this Act may make different provisions in relation to different classes of employees or employers, different areas or otherwise by reference to the different circumstances of the matter.

(3) A regulation or order under this Act may contain such incidental, supplementary and consequential provisions as appear to the Minister to be necessary or expedient.

(4) The Minister may by order amend or revoke an order under this Act (other than an order under section 1 (2) but including an order under this subsection).

(5) A regulation or order under this Act (other than an order under section 1 (2) ) shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling that regulation or order is passed by either such House within the next 21 days on which that House has sat after the regulation or order is laid before it, the regulation or order shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E17

Power pursuant to section exercised (31.07.2015) by Organisation of Working Time (Non-Application of Certain Provisions to Persons Performing Mobile Road Transport Activities) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 342 of 2015).

E18

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.11.2001) by Organisation of Working Time (Records) (Prescribed Form and Exemptions) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 473 of 2001), subject to restriction of application (1.08.2004) by European Communities (Organisation of Working Time) (Activities of Doctors in Training) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 494 of 2004), reg. 11(5).

E19

Power pursuant to subs. (3) exercised (1.03.1998) by Organisation of Working Time (Breaks At Work For Shop Employees) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 57 of 1998).

E20

Power pursuant to section exercised (8.12.1997) by Organisation of Working Time (Determination of Pay For Holidays) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 475 of 1997).