Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016


Disputes regarding entitlements under Act

27. (1) This Part does not apply to a dispute relating to the dismissal of an employee.

(2) This Part does not apply to a person who is employed as a member of the Defence Forces.

(3) In this Part the “relevant employer”, in relation to an employee, means the employee’s employer.

(4) In subsection (1) “dismissal” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 1977 except that, in applying that definition for the purposes of subsection (1), the expressions “employee”, “employer” and “contract of employment”, where used in that definition, shall be given the same meanings as in this Act.