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Payment of Wages Act, 1991

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Number 25 of 1991


PAYMENT OF WAGES ACT, 1991


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Modes of payment of wages.

3.

Repeal of Truck Acts, 1831 to 1896, and related enactments.

4.

Statements of wages and deductions from wages.

5.

Regulation of certain deductions made and payments received by employers.

6.

Complaints by employees in relation to contraventions of section 5 by their employers.

7.

Appeal from decision of rights commissioner.

8.

Enforcement of decisions of rights commissioner and determinations of Tribunal.

9.

Powers of authorised officers.

10.

Provisions in relation to offences.

11.

Voidance of certain provisions in agreements.

12.

Laying of regulations before Houses of Oireachtas.

13.

Expenses of Minister.

14.

Short title and commencement.

SCHEDULE

Enactments Repealed


Acts Referred to

Bills of Exchange Act, 1882

1882, c. 61

Central Bank Act, 1971

1971, No. 24

Civil Service Regulation Act, 1956

1956, No. 46

County Works (Ireland) Act, 1846

1846, c. 2

Hosiery Manufacture (Wages) Act, 1874

1874, c. 48

Industrial Relations Act, 1990

1990, No. 19

Local Government Act, 1941

1941, No. 23

Payment of Wages Act, 1979

1979, No. 40

Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851

1851, c. 93

Redundancy Payments Act, 1967

1967, No. 21

Truck Act, 1743

1743, c. 8

Truck Act, 1831

1831, c. 37

Truck Act, 1896

1896, c. 44

Truck Amendment Act, 1887

1887, c. 46

Trustee Savings Banks Act, 1989

1989, No. 21

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Number 25 of 1991


PAYMENT OF WAGES ACT, 1991


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FURTHER PROTECTION FOR EMPLOYEES IN RELATION TO THE PAYMENT OF WAGES, TO FACILITATE THE PAYMENT OF WAGES OTHERWISE THAN IN CASH, FOR THAT PURPOSE TO REPEAL THE TRUCK ACTS, 1831 TO 1896, AND RELATED ENACTMENTS AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONNECTED MATTERS. [23rd July, 1991]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: