Sport Ireland Act 2015


Transfer of staff of Council and Authority

38. (1) Sport Ireland shall, on the establishment day, accept into its employment each person who immediately before that day was a member of staff of the Council or the Authority.

(2) Save in accordance with any collective agreement negotiated with a recognised trade union or staff association, the acceptance of a person into Sport Ireland’s employment under subsection (1) shall be on such terms and conditions of service relating to remuneration as are not less favourable to him or her than the terms and conditions of service relating to remuneration to which the person was subject immediately before that day.

(3) In relation to persons transferred to the staff of Sport Ireland under subsection (1), previous service with the Council or the Authority shall be reckonable for the purposes of, but subject to any exceptions or exclusions in, the following enactments:

(a) the Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2012;

(b) the Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001;

(c) the Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2005;

(d) the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007;

(e) the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997;

(f) the Parental Leave Acts 1998 and 2006.