Equal Status Act 2000

F81 [ Award of expenses.


37A. (1) Without prejudice to section 37 , the F82 [ Director of the Workplace Relations Commission ] may, if of opinion that a person is obstructing or impeding an investigation, order that the person pay to another person a specified amount in respect of the travelling or other expenses incurred by that other person in connection with the investigation.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) , expenses shall not be payable in respect of the attendance at the investigation of any person representing a complainant or respondent.

(3) The amount of any expenses ordered to be paid under this section may be recovered as a simple contract debt. ]




Inserted (18.07.2004) by Equality Act 2004 (24/2004), s. 63, commenced on enactment.


Substituted (1.10.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 84(1)(b), S.I. No. 410 of 2015, subject to transitional provision in subs. (2).