Industrial Relations Act 1990

Interpretation.

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3. (1) In this Act—

the Minister” means the Minister for Labour;

the Court” means the Labour Court;

the Commission” means the Labour Relations Commission established by section 24 .

F1 [ Act of 2005 means the Garda S í och á na Act 2005 ;

Garda Commissioner has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 2005;

Garda S í och á na means the police service referred to in section 6 of the Act of 2005;

member , in relation to the Garda S í och á na, has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 2005, but does not include

( a ) the Garda Commissioner, or

( b ) a reserve member within the meaning of the Act of 2005; ]

(2) In this Act—

( a) a reference to a Part or section is to a Part or section of this Act unless it is indicated that a reference to some other enactment is intended;

( b) a reference to a subsection or paragraph is to the subsection or paragraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other provision is intended; and

( c) a reference to any other enactment shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended by or under any other enactment, including this Act.

(3) In any enactment other than this Act, a reference to the Trade Disputes Act, 1906 (repealed by this Act) or to any provision thereof shall, without prejudice to section 20 (1) of the Interpretation Act, 1937, be construed as a reference to any relevant provision of Part II of this Act.