Civil Defence Act 2012

10.

Transfer of members of staff of dissolved body.

10.— (1) ( a) Every person who immediately before the dissolution day was a member of the staff of the dissolved body shall, on that day, become and be an officer of the Minister.

( b) The director general of the dissolved body shall, on the dissolution day, become and be an officer of the Minister.

(2) Subsection (1) shall not operate to prevent the appointment of a person, who by virtue of that subsection is an officer of the Minister, to be an officer of another Minister of the Government.

(3) Save in accordance with a collective agreement negotiated with any recognised trade union or staff association concerned, a person referred to in subsection (1) shall not, while in the service of the Minister, be subject to less beneficial conditions of service (including conditions relating to tenure of office) or remuneration than the conditions of service (including conditions relating to tenure of office) or remuneration to which he or she was subject immediately before the dissolution day.

(4) In relation to persons who have become and are officers of the Minister by virtue of subsection (1), previous service with the dissolved body shall be reckonable for the purposes of, but subject to any exceptions or exclusions in, the following:

( a) the Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2011;

( b) the Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2005;

( c) the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007;

( d) the Maternity Protection Acts 1994 and 2004;

( e) the Terms of Employment (Information) Acts 1994 to 2012;

( f) the Adoptive Leave Acts 1995 and 2005;

( g) the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997;

( h) the Parental Leave Acts 1998 and 2006;

( i) the Carer’s Leave Act 2001;

( j) the Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001;

( k) the Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003.