National Training Fund Act 2000

Interpretation.

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1.—(1) In this Act—

“Act of 1993” means the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993;

“Collector-General” means the Collector-General appointed under section 851 of the Taxes Consolidation Act, 1997;

F1 [ contribution week has the same meaning as it has in the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005; ]

“contribution year” means a year of assessment within the meaning of the Income Tax Acts;

“employed contributor” means an employed contributor, within the meaning of the Act of 1993, other than a person to whom—

( a) paragraph 12 of Part I of the First Schedule to the said Act, or

( b) article 81(1), 82(1), 83(1), 86(1) or 88(1) of the Social Welfare (Consolidated Contributions and Insurability) Regulations, 1996 ( S.I. No. 312 of 1996),

applies;

“employment contribution” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 1993;

“Fund” has the meaning assigned to it by section 2;

“levy” has the meaning assigned to it by section 3;

“Minister” means the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment;

“reckonable earnings” has the meaning assigned to it by the Social Welfare (Consolidated Contributions and Insurability) Regulations, 1996 ( S.I. No. 312 of 1996);

“Social Insurance Fund” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 1993;

“special contributor” has the meaning assigned to it by the Social Welfare (Consolidated Contributions and Insurability) Regulations, 1996 ( S.I. No. 312 of 1996).

(2) In this Act—

( a) a reference to a section is a reference to a section of this Act, unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended, and

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

( c) a reference to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, adapted or extended by or under any subsequent enactment.

Annotations

Amendments:

F1

Inserted (2.07.2011) by Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2011 (9/2011), s. 23(1)(a), commenced as per subs. (2).

Modifications (not altering text):

C2

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

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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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