National Training Fund Act 2000


Number 41 of 2000


NATIONAL TRAINING FUND ACT 2000

REVISED

Updated to 21 October 2020


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the National Training Fund Act 2000. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including the Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), enacted 14 October 2020, and all statutory instruments up to and including the Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 451 of 2020), made 20 October 2020, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 41 of 2000


NATIONAL TRAINING FUND ACT 2000

REVISED

Updated to 21 October 2020


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

This Act is not collectively cited with any other legislation.

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

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Material not updated in this revision

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Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Social Welfare (No. 2) Act 2019 (48/2019)

Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Act 2018 (37/2018)

Social Welfare Act 2017 (38/2017)

Further Education and Training Act 2013 (25/2013)

Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2011 (9/2011)

Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 (26/2005)

Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 (9/2004)

Social Welfare Act 2003 (41/2003)

Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 (4/2003)

All Acts up to and including Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), enacted 14 October 2020, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 451 of 2020)

Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011)

Employment Programmes and Services and Skills Training (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 187 of 2010)

National Training Fund Act, 2000 (Commencement) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 494 of 2000)

All statutory instruments up to and including Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 451 of 2020), made 20 October 2020, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 41 of 2000


NATIONAL TRAINING FUND ACT 2000

REVISED

Updated to 21 October 2020


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS


Acts Referred To

Bankruptcy Act, 1988

1988, No. 27

Companies Act, 1963

1963, No. 33

Industrial Training Act, 1967

1967, No. 5

Industrial Training (Apprenticeship Levy) Act, 1994

1994, No. 3

Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851

14 & 15 Vict., c. 93

Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993

1993, No. 27

Taxes Consolidation Act, 1997

1997, No. 39


Number 41 of 2000


NATIONAL TRAINING FUND ACT 2000

REVISED

Updated to 21 October 2020


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPOSITION OF A LEVY ON EMPLOYERS, IN RESPECT OF CERTAIN EMPLOYEES, TO BE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL TRAINING FUND LEVY, TO BE USED TO GIVE SKILLS TO, OR RAISE SKILLS AMONGST THOSE IN, OR SEEKING, EMPLOYMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FUND IN RESPECT OF THAT LEVY AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THAT FUND SHALL BE ADMINISTERED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPEAL OF THE INDUSTRIAL TRAINING (APPRENTICESHIP LEVY) ACT, 1994, AND CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE INDUSTRIAL TRAINING ACT, 1967, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [20 th December, 2000]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

Functions transferred and references construed (21.10.2020) by Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2020 (S.I. No. 451 of 2020), arts. 2, 3(1)(a), (2) and sch., in effect as per art. 1(2), subject to transitional provisions in arts. 4-8.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the exercise, performance or execution of any functions transferred by this Order are transferred to the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

(2) References to the Department of Education and Skills contained in any Act or any instrument made under such Act and relating to any administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

3. (1) The functions vested in the Minister for Education and Skills -

(a) by or under the Acts specified in Part 1 of the Schedule, and

...

are transferred to the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

(2) References to the Minister for Education and Skills contained in any Act or instrument made under such Act and relating to any functions transferred by paragraph (1) shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

SCHEDULE

Article 3

Part 1

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National Training Fund Act 2000 (No. 41 of 2000)

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Editorial Notes:

E1

Previous affecting provision: functions transferred and references construed (1.05.2010) by Employment Programmes and Services and Skills Training (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 187 of 2010), arts. 2, 3 subject to transitional provisions in arts. 4-8; superseded as per C-note above.