Industrial Relations Act 1990

Amalgamations and transfers.

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22. (1) Section 15 of the Trade Union Act, 1975 (which refers to a grant towards expenses of amalgamations or transfers) is hereby amended by the deletion of “were exceptional and”.

(2) Whenever two or more trade unions engage in an unsuccessful attempt to amalgamate or to effect a transfer of engagements from one union to another the Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, make to one or more of those trade unions out of moneys to be provided by the Oireachtas a grant of such amount as the Minister thinks fit towards such expenses as he is satisfied were incurred, within the period of two years immediately prior to the failure, by that trade union in the course of, or in contemplation of, such attempted amalgamation or transfer.

(3) Where an instrument of amalgamation takes effect the registration of any amalgamating union shall cease to have effect and on the granting of a negotiation licence to the new union any negotiation licence held by an amalgamating union shall cease to have effect.

(4) Where an instrument of transfer of engagements takes effect the registration of any transferor union and any negotiation licence held by such union shall cease to have effect.

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Modifications (not altering text):

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Functions transferred and references to “Department of Finance” and “Minister for Finance” construed (29.07.2011) by Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 2, 3, 5 and sch. 1 part 2, in effect as per art. 1(2).

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the performance of any functions transferred by this Order are transferred to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Department of Finance contained in any Act or instrument made thereunder and relating to the administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, on and after the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

3. The functions conferred on the Minister for Finance by or under the provisions of —

(a) the enactments specified in Schedule 1, and

(b) the statutory instruments specified in Schedule 2,

are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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5. References to the Minister for Finance contained in any Act or instrument under an Act and relating to any functions transferred by this Order shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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Number and Year

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Provision

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No. 19 of 1990

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Industrial Relations Act 1990

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s. 22(2), 23(3), 30(1) and 31

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