Redundancy Payments Act, 1967

Notice of proposed dismissal for redundancy.

17.—(1) An employer who proposes to dismiss by reason of redundancy an employee who has not less than four years service with that employer shall, not later than two weeks before the date of dismissal, give to the employee notice in writing of the proposed dismissal and send to the Minister a copy of that notice.

(2) The Minister may make regulations for giving effect to this section and, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, regulations under this section may relate to all or any of the following matters—

(a) the particulars to be stated in the notice,

(b) the method of service of the notice,

(c) the furnishing to the Minister of a copy of the notice and the time for furnishing such a copy.

(3) An employer who fails to comply with this section or who furnishes false information in a notice under this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.