Maternity Protection Act 1994
Reference of disputes to which Part V applies.
30.— (1) F54 [ (1) This Part does not apply to a dispute relating to —
( a ) the dismissal of an employee, or
( b ) a matter that is within the competence of the Authority under the 1989 Act. ]
(2) This Part does not apply where the employee is in employment as a member of the Defence Forces and, accordingly, in the following provisions of this Part, “ employee” does not include an employee in such employment.
(3) In this Part “ the relevant employer”, in relation to an employee, means the employee’s employer or, where appropriate, the successor or an associated employer.
(4) F55 [ … ]
(5) The Minister may make regulations for the purposes of this Part, and in this Part “ prescribed” means prescribed by such regulations.
(6) In subsection (1) (a)“ dismissal” has the same meaning as in the 1977 Act except that, in applying that definition for the purposes of subsection (1) (a), the expressions “ employer” and “ contract of employment”, where used in that definition, shall be given the same meanings as in this Act.
Substituted (1.10.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 52(1) and sch. 7 part 1 ref. 6, S.I. No. 410 of 2015, subject to transitional provision in subs. (3).
Repealed (1.10.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 8(1) and sch. 2 part 1 ref. 7, S.I. No. 410 of 2015, subject to transitional provision in subs. (2).
The Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act 1989 was repealed (1.09.2005) and replaced by Safety, Health and Welfare At Work Act 2005 (10/2005), s. 4 and sch. 2 pt. 1, S.I. No. 328 of 2005.
Power pursuant to section exercised (18.05.1999) by Maternity Protection (Maximum Compensation) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 134 of 1999).
Power pursuant to section exercised (30.01.1995) by Maternity Protection (Disputes and Appeals) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 17 of 1995).