Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012
Publicly funded work placement schemes, etc.
4.— This Act shall not apply to work carried out pursuant to a placement under—
(a) the work placement programme administered by An Foras Áiseanna Saothair,
(b) the scheme administered by An Foras Áiseanna Saothair known as the national internship scheme,
(c) any variation, extension or replacement of the programme referred to in paragraph (a) or scheme referred to in paragraph (b), or
(d) any vocational training, integration or retraining scheme or programme financed out of public moneys that the Minister may specify by order, after consultation with—
(i) such other Minister of the Government as he or she considers appropriate,
(ii) such bodies representative of employers as he or she considers appropriate, and
(iii) such bodies representative of employees as he or she considers appropriate.