Equal Status Act 2000

Regulations.

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41. (1) The F87 [ Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation ] may make regulations for the purpose of giving effect to this Act including regulations prescribing forms and the information to be contained in any notice to be used for any purpose under this Act.

(2) The F87 [ Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation ] may by regulations specify, in cases where provision is not otherwise made in that behalf by regulations under this Act or the Employment Equality Act, 1998

( a ) procedures to be followed by the F88 [ Director of the Workplace Relations Commission ] or, as the case may be, the Labour Court, in carrying out functions under this Act or the Employment Equality Act, 1998 , and

( b ) time limits applicable to the carrying out of such functions, including procedures for extending those limits in certain circumstances.

but before making any such regulations the F87 [ Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation ] F89 [ shall consult with the Authority and the F88 [ Director of the Workplace Relations Commission ] ] .

F90 [ (2A) F91 [ ] ]

(3) Every regulation made under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as practicable after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the regulation is passed by either House within the next 21 days on which that House has sat after the regulation is laid before it, the regulation shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under it.

(4) Any regulation made under this Act may contain such consequential, supplementary and ancillary provisions as the F87 [ Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation ] considers necessary or expedient.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F87

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

F88

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).

F89

Substituted (18.07.2004) by Equality Act 2004 (24/2004), s. 64, commenced on enactment.

F90

Inserted (20.07.2008) by Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (14/2008), s. 76(e), S.I. No. 274 of 2008.

F91

Deleted (20.12.2012) by Equal Status (Amendment) Act 2012 (41/2012), s. 5, commenced on enactment.

Modifications (not altering text):

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Functions transferred and terms Minister for and Department of Justice and Equality construed (1.01.2013) by Equality Tribunal (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 531 of 2012), arts. 2, 3, subject to transitional provisions in arts. 4-8.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the exercise, performance or execution of any functions transferred by Article 3 are transferred to the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

(2) References to the Department of Justice and Equality contained in any Act or any instrument made under such Act and relating to any administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

3. (1) The functions vested in the Minister for Justice and Equality by or under

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(b) Part III and section 41 (2) of the Equal Status Act 2000 (No. 8 of 2000),

(c) subsections (1) and (4) of section 41 of the Equal Status Act 2000 in so far as they relate to the provisions referred to in paragraph (b), and

(d) section 44 (1) of the Equal Status Act 2000, in so far as it relates to summary proceedings for an offence under sections 36(4) or 37(1) of that Act,

are transferred to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

(2) References to the Minister for Justice and Equality contained in any Act or instrument made under such Act and relating to any functions transferred by this Article shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.