Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011


Amendment of section 82 of Act of 1998.

25.— (1) Section 82 of the Act of 1998 is amended by the substitution of the following for subsection (4):

“(4) The maximum amount which may be ordered by the Director by way of compensation under subsection (1)( c) or (1)( f) shall be—

( a) in any case where the complainant was in receipt of remuneration at the date of the reference of the case, or if it was earlier, the date of dismissal, an amount equal to the greatest of—

(i) 104 times the amount of that remuneration, determined on a weekly basis,

(ii) 104 times the amount, determined on a weekly basis, which the complainant would have received at that date but for the act of discrimination or victimisation concerned, or

(iii) €40,000,


( b) in any other case, €13,000.”.

(2) Subsection (1) applies as respects a claim under section 77(1) where the act or omission the subject of the claim occurs after the coming into operation of subsection (1).