Apprenticeship Act, 1931

Designated trades.

2.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, the Minister may by order (in this Act referred to as a special order) do any of the following things, that is to say:—

(a) declare any particular trade to be a designated trade for the purposes of this Act either throughout Saor-stát Eireann or in any specified part of Saorstát Eireann; or

(b) revoke or amend any order previously made by him under this sub-section.

(2) Every special order shall be made under and in accordance with the rules contained in the Schedule to this Act and those rules shall regulate the procedure to be followed in making such orders.

(3) Every special order shall be published in the Iris Oifigiúil and also in such other manner as the Minister shall consider to be the best adapted for bringing such special order to the notice of persons affected thereby.

(4) Every special order shall come into operation on such date, subsequent to the publication of such order in the Iris Oifigiúil as is specified in that behalf in such order or, where no such date is so specified, on the date of such publication.

(5) Every special order shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made, and if a resolution is passed by either such House within the next subsequent twenty one days on which such House has sat after such order is laid before it annulling such order, such order shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under such order.