National Training Fund Act 2000

Interpretation.

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1.—(1) In this Act—

“Act of 1993” means the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993;

“Collector-General” means the Collector-General appointed under section 851 of the Taxes Consolidation Act, 1997;

F1 [ contribution week has the same meaning as it has in the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005; ]

“contribution year” means a year of assessment within the meaning of the Income Tax Acts;

“employed contributor” means an employed contributor, within the meaning of the Act of 1993, other than a person to whom—

( a) paragraph 12 of Part I of the First Schedule to the said Act, or

( b) article 81(1), 82(1), 83(1), 86(1) or 88(1) of the Social Welfare (Consolidated Contributions and Insurability) Regulations, 1996 ( S.I. No. 312 of 1996),

applies;

“employment contribution” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 1993;

“Fund” has the meaning assigned to it by section 2;

“levy” has the meaning assigned to it by section 3;

“Minister” means the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment;

“reckonable earnings” has the meaning assigned to it by the Social Welfare (Consolidated Contributions and Insurability) Regulations, 1996 ( S.I. No. 312 of 1996);

“Social Insurance Fund” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 1993;

“special contributor” has the meaning assigned to it by the Social Welfare (Consolidated Contributions and Insurability) Regulations, 1996 ( S.I. No. 312 of 1996).

(2) In this Act—

( a) a reference to a section is a reference to a section of this Act, unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended, and

( b) a reference to a paragraph or subparagraph is a reference to the paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended, and

( c) a reference to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, adapted or extended by or under any subsequent enactment.

Annotations:

Amendments:

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Inserted (2.07.2011) by Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2011 (9/2011), s. 23(1)(a), commenced as per subs. (2).