Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003

Limitation on relief.


18.—(1) If penalisation of an employee, in contravention of section 13(1), constitutes a dismissal of the employee within the meaning of the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2001, relief may not be granted to the employee in respect of that penalisation both under Part 3 and under those Acts.

(2) An individual who is a fixed-term employee under this Act and a part-time employee under the Act of 2001 may obtain relief arising from the same circumstances under either, but not both, this Act or under Part 2 of the Act of 2001.