Protected Disclosures Act 2014


Redress for Contravention of section 12(1)

Section 12 .

F3 [ Decision under section 41 of Workplace Relations Act 2015

1. A decision of an adjudication officer under section 41 of the Workplace Relations Act 2015 in relation to a complaint of a contravention of section 12(1) shall do one or more of the following, namely

(a) declare that the complaint was or, as the case may be, was not well founded,

(b) require the employer to take a specified course of action,

(c) require the employer to pay to the employee compensation of such amount (if any) as the adjudication officer considers just and equitable having regard to all the circumstances, but not exceeding 260 weeks remuneration in respect of the employee s employment calculated in accordance with regulations under section 17 of the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977 . ]

F3 [ Decision of Labour Court on appeal from decision referred to in paragraph 1

2. A decision of the Labour Court under section 44 of the Workplace Relations Act 2015, on appeal from a decision of an adjudication officer referred to in paragraph 1, shall affirm, vary or set aside the decision of the adjudication officer. ]

Paragraphs 1 and 2: supplementary provisions.

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Enforcement of determinations of Labour Court.

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Provisions relating to winding up and bankruptcy.

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Amendment of Protection of Employees (Employers’ Insolvency) Act 1984.

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