Protection of Employment Act 1977

Penalty for contravention of section 9 or 10.


11.An employer who fails to initiate consultations under section 9 or fails to comply with section 10 shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding F20[5,000 ].




Substituted (8.05.2007) by Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Act 2007 (27/2007), s. 13, commenced on enactment.

Editorial Notes:


Offence under section designated a relevant offence for purposes of fixed payment procedure (1.10.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 36(5)(a), S.I. No. 410 of 2015.


Amount payable under fixed payment notice for breach of section set at €2,000 (1.10.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fixed Payment Notice) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 419 of 2015), reg. 4(1).