S.I. No. 186/1979 - Packing Joint Labour Committee (Abolition) Order, 1979.

S.I. No. 186 of 1979.


WHEREAS the Packing Trade Board was a Trade Board which existed immediately before the commencement of the Industrial Relations Act, 1946 (hereinafter called "the Act") and by virtue of Section 53 of the Act is deemed to be a Joint Labour Committee established under Part IV of the Act by an Establishment Order and operating in relation to the workers and employers in relation to whom it operated immediately before such commencement;

AND WHEREAS application has been made to the Labour Court in accordance with Section 40 of the Act by the Irish Transport and General Workers Union for an Order abolishing the Packing Joint Labour Committee;

AND WHEREAS the requirements of Section 40 of the Act have been complied with in respect of such application;

NOW, THEREFORE, the Labour Court, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Section 40 of the Act, hereby orders as follows: —

(1) The Board otherwise known as the Packing Joint Labour Committee is hereby abolished.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on the 30th day of May, 1979.

(3) This Order may be cited as the Packing Joint Labour Committee (Abolition) Order, 1979.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Labour Court this 24th day of May, 1979.


A person authorised under Section 18 of the Act to authenticate the Seal of the Court.


The purpose of this instrument is to abolish the Packing Joint Labour Committee.