Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015

46.

Amendment of Agricultural Workers Joint Labour Committee Establishment Order 1976

46. The Agricultural Workers Joint Labour Committee Establishment Order 1976 ( S.I. No. 198 of 1976) is amended by the substitution of—

“AND WHEREAS by the said section 1 (amended by section 43 of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015) of the Act of 1976, ‘agriculture’ means—

(a) (i) the production of animals, including the production of meat and other animal produce intended for human consumption,

(ii) the sorting and packing of meat and other animal produce, and

(iii) the production, sorting, and packing of crops, including fruit and vegetables, intended for human or animal consumption,

on farm land (within the meaning of section 664 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997), and

(b) horticulture, including market gardening, garden nurseries and nursery grounds;”

for “AND WHEREAS by the said section 1 of the Act of 1976 agriculture is defined as including horticulture, the production of any consumable produce which is grown for sale or for consumption or other use, dairy farming, poultry farming, the use of land as grazing, meadow or pasture land or orchard or osier land or woodland, or for market gardens, private gardens, nursery grounds or sports grounds, the caring for or the rearing or training of animals and any other incidental activities connected with agriculture;”.