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Protection of Employment Act, 1977

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Number 7 of 1977


PROTECTION OF EMPLOYMENT ACT, 1977


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title and commencement.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Regulations and orders.

4.

Laying of orders and regulations before Houses of Oireachtas.

5.

Expenses.

6.

Meaning of collective redundancies.

7.

Application and non-application of Act.

8.

Calculation of normal number of employees.

PART II

Consultation and Notification

9.

Obligation on employer to consult employees' representatives.

10.

Obligation on employer to supply certain information.

11.

Penalty for contravention of section 9 or 10.

12.

Obligation on employer to notify Minister of proposed redundancies.

13.

Penalty for contravention of section 12.

PART III

Commencement of Collective Redundancies

14.

Collective redundancies not to take effect for 30 days.

15.

Further consultations with Minister.

16.

Saver for employees' rights to notice, etc..

17.

Provisions relating to authorised officers.

PART IV

Miscellaneous

18.

Records to be kept by employers.

19.

Certain provisions to be null and void.

20.

Notices, etc. to Minister.

21.

Proceedings under Act.

22.

Mitigation of penalty for certain offences.

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Number 7 of 1977


PROTECTION OF EMPLOYMENT ACT, 1977


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE DIRECTIVE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES DONE AT BRUSSELS ON THE 17th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1975, REGARDING THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF MEMBER STATES OF THOSE COMMUNITIES RELATING TO COLLECTIVE REDUNDANCIES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO THAT MATTER. [5th April, 1977]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: