Employment Equality Act, 1977

Review of legislation.

38.—(1) Where in the opinion of the Agency the working or effect of any Act to which section 14 applies, any provision of such an Act or any statutory instrument made under such an Act is likely to affect or impede the elimination of discrimination in relation to employment or the promotion of equality of opportunity between men and women in relation to employment, the Agency may if it thinks fit, and shall if required by the Minister, carry out a review of such an Act, provision or instrument or of its working or effect.

(2) For the purpose of assisting it in making a review under this section, the Agency shall consult such trade unions, employers' organisations and organisations of trade unions or of employers' organisations as it considers appropriate.

(3) (a) Where the Agency makes a review under this section it may make to the Minister a report of the review, and shall do so where the review was required by the Minister.

(b) A report under this subsection may contain recommendations for amending any statute, statutory instrument or administrative provision so reviewed.