Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003

Amendment of Employment Agency Act 1971, Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 and Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001.

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19.—(1) Section 10(1) of the Employment Agency Act 1971 is amended by substituting—

( a) “€2,000” for “£50”, and

( b) “€1,000” for “£10”.

(2) The Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 is amended—

( a) in section 28(8) by substituting “the employee concerned may bring the complaint” for “the employee concerned may, not later than 6 weeks after the expiry of that time, bring the complaint”,

( b) in section 39(2) by—

(i) inserting “or statutory instrument”after “under this Act or an enactment”, and

(ii) substituting the following for “Worker Protection (Regular Part-Time Employees) Act, 1991”:

“Parental Leave Act 1998

Protection of Persons Reporting Child Abuse Act 1998

European Communities (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2000 ( S.I. No. 488 of 2000)

Carer's Leave Act 2001

Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001

European Communities (Protection of Employees on the Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003 ( S.I. No. 131 of 2003)

Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003”,

( c) in section 39(4) by—

(i) inserting “or statutory instrument” after “under an enactment”,

(ii) inserting “or statutory instrument” after “under that enactment”,

(iii) inserting “or statutory instrument” after “concerned under the said enactment”, and

(iv) inserting “or statutory instrument” after “specified under the said enactment”,

and

( d) in section 39(5) by inserting “or statutory instrument” after “under an enactment”.

(3) Section 17(8) of the Act of 2001 is amended by substituting “the employee concerned may bring the complaint” for “the employee concerned may, not later than 6 weeks after the expiry of that time, bring the complaint”.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Protection of Persons Reporting Child Abuse Act 1998 mentioned in subs. (2)(b)(ii) was enacted as Protections for Persons Reporting Child Abuse Act 1998.