Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015
Sectoral employment orders
17. (1) Subject to subsection (4), the Minister shall, not later than 6 weeks after receiving a recommendation of the Court under section 16, where he or she is satisfied, having regard to the report referred to in section 16(3)(b) , that the Court has complied with the provisions of this Chapter, accept the recommendation and by order confirm the terms of the recommendation, from such date, (on or after the date of the order) as the Minister shall specify in the order.
(2) An order under this section shall, in this Chapter, be referred to as a sectoral employment order.
(3) Where the Minister is not satisfied that the Court has complied with the provisions of this Chapter, he or she shall—
(a) refuse to make a sectoral employment order confirming the terms of the recommendation, and
(b) notify the Court in writing of his or her decision and the reasons for the decision.
(4) Where it is proposed to make an order under this section, a draft of the order shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas and the order shall not be made unless a resolution approving of the draft has been passed by each such House.
Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (19.10.2017) by Sectoral Employment Order (Construction Sector) 2017 (S.I. No. 455 of 2017).