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Redundancy Payments Act 2003

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Number 14 of 2003


REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS ACT 2003


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Expenses.

3.

Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act (Interpretation).

4.

Amendment of section 4 of Principal Act (Classes of persons to which this Act applies).

5.

Amendment of section 7 of Principal Act (General right to redundancy payment).

6.

Amendment of section 9 of Principal Act (Dismissal by employer).

7.

Amendment of section 17 of Principal Act (Notice of proposed dismissal for redundancy).

8.

Amendment of section 25 of Principal Act (Employment wholly or partly abroad).

9.

Amendment of section 39 of Principal Act (Redundancy Appeals Tribunal and appeals and references thereto).

10.

Transitional arrangements.

11.

Enhanced redundancy payments.

12.

Amendment of Schedule 3 to Principal Act (Amount of lump sum).

13.

Increase in penalties for certain offences.

14.

Amendment of section 10 of Redundancy Payments Act 1971.

15.

Amendment of section 6 of Protection of Employees (Employers' Insolvency) Act 1984.

16.

Repeal of section 17(4) of Employment Equality Act 1998.

17.

Short title, commencement, collective citation and construction.


Acts Referred to

Adoptive Leave Act 1995

1995, No. 2

Carer's Leave Act 2001

2001, No. 19

Civil Service Regulation Act 1956

1956, No. 46

Employment Agency Act 1971

1971, No. 27

Employment Equality Act 1998

1998, No. 21

Industrial Relations Act 1946

1946, No. 26

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

Maternity Protection Act 1994

1994, No. 34

National Minimum Wage Act 2000

2000, No. 5

Parental Leave Act 1998

1998, No. 30

Protection of Employees (Employers' Insolvency) Act 1984

1984, No. 21

Protection of Employees (Employers' Insolvency) Acts 1984 to 2001

Redundancy Payments Act 1967

1967, No. 21

Redundancy Payments Act 1971

1971, No. 20

Redundancy Payments Act 1979

1979, No. 7

Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2001

Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 1993

1993, No. 27

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Number 14 of 2003


REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS ACT 2003


AN ACT TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS ACT 1967, TO AMEND THE REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS ACT 1971, THE PROTECTION OF EMPLOYEES (EMPLOYERS' INSOLVENCY) ACT 1984, THE SOCIAL WELFARE (CONSOLIDATION) ACT 1993 AND THE EMPLOYMENT EQUALITY ACT 1998 AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [15th May, 2003]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: