Redundancy Payments Act, 1971

Amendment of section 20 of Principal Act.

5.—Section 20 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion after subsection (5) of the following subsection:

“(5A) In a case mentioned in subsection (1) (a), the new owner shall be estopped from denying that an employee was in continuous employment (within the meaning of Schedule 3) unless, within 26 weeks of the change of ownership, he notifies the employee of his intention so to deny.”.