Employment Equality Act 1998

Orders and regulations.


3.(1) Any power under this Act to make an order, other than under section 1(2), includes power to amend or revoke an order made in the exercise of that power.

(2) Where an order is proposed to be made under this Act, other than an order under section 1(2) or subsection (3) or (5) of section 56, a draft of the order shall be laid before both Houses of the Oireachtas, and the order shall not be made until a resolution approving the draft has been passed by each such House.

(3) The Minister may make regulations for the purpose of giving effect to this Act.

(4) Every regulation made under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as practicable after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the regulation is passed by either such House within the next 21 days on which that House has sat after the regulation is laid before it, the regulation shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.

(5) Any order or regulation made under this Act may contain such consequential, supplementary and ancillary provisions as the Minister considers necessary or expedient.


Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (18.10.1999) by Employment Equality Act, 1998 (Section 76 - Right To Information) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 321 of 1999).