Protection of Employees (Employers Insolvency) Act 1984

Application of Act.


F15[3. Subject to section 11 of this Act, this Act applies to employees employed in employment which is insurable for all benefits under the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 1993 or would be so insurable but for the fact that-

(a) the employment concerned is an excepted employment by virtue of paragraph 2, 4 or 5 of Part II of the First Schedule to the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 1993, or

(b) the employees concerned have attained the age of 66 years.]




Substituted (8.10.2005) by European Communities (Protection of Employees (Employers’ Insolvency) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 630 of 2005), reg. 4.

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: section defined as excluding provision in so far as it had the effect of excluding employees from the application of Worker Protection (Regular Part-Time Employees) Act 1991 by virtue of the Social Welfare (Subsidiary Employments) Regulations 1979, the Social Welfare (Employment of Inconsiderable Extent) Regulations 1991, or any other regulations for the time being prescribed by the Minister under Worker Protection (Regular Part-Time Employees) Act 1991 (5/1991), s. 1(3)(a) (6.04.1991 and 17.06.1991) by Worker Protection (Regular Part-Time Employees) Act 1991 (5/1991), s. 1(1)(g), S.I. Nos. 75 of 1991 and 144 of 1991); 1991 Act repealed (20.12.2001) by Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001 (45/2001), s. 5, S.I. No. 636 of 2001.