National Minimum Wage Act 2000

Change of ownership of business.

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46.— Without prejudice to the generality of the European Communities (Safeguarding of Employee’s Rights on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations, 1980 ( S.I. No. 306 of 1980), on the transfer of an undertaking within the meaning of those regulations the transferee shall become liable to an employee in the undertaking to whom this Act applies in respect of any matter under this Act, in the same manner and to the same extent as the transferor immediately before the transfer, as if the transferee has originally entered into the relevant contract of employment or other agreement with the employee.

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The European Communities (Safeguarding of Employee’s Rights on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 1980 ( S.I. No. 306 of 1980) mentioned above were amended by European Communities (Safeguarding of Employees’ Rights on Transfer of Undertakings) (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 487 of 2000) and both were revoked and replaced (11.04.2003) by European Communities (Protection of Employees on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 131 of 2003).