Equal Status Act 2000

F83[Award of expenses.


37A.(1) Without prejudice to section 37, the F84[Director of the Workplace Relations Commission] may, if of opinion that a person is obstructing or impeding an investigation, order that the person pay to another person a specified amount in respect of the travelling or other expenses incurred by that other person in connection with the investigation.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), expenses shall not be payable in respect of the attendance at the investigation of any person representing a complainant or respondent.

(3) The amount of any expenses ordered to be paid under this section may be recovered as a simple contract debt.]




Inserted (18.07.2004) by Equality Act 2004 (24/2004), s. 63, commenced on enactment.


Substituted (1.10.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 84(1)(b), S.I. No. 410 of 2015, subject to transitional provision in subs. (2).