Employment Equality Act, 1998

Repeals and consequential amendments.

5.—(1) Subject to subsection (2), the Anti-Discrimination (Pay) Act, 1974 , and the Employment Equality Act, 1977 , are hereby repealed.

(2) Without prejudice to the operation of section 21 (which relates to the effect of repeals) of the Interpretation Act, 1937 , nothing in this section shall affect the continuing operation of orders made under section 14 (which relates to power to repeal or amend certain enactments) of the Employment Equality Act, 1977 , and, accordingly, any such orders shall have effect, after the coming into operation of this section, as if that section continued in force.

(3) In subsection (2) of section 4 (which relates to the deputy chairman of the Labour Court) of the Industrial Relations Act, 1969 , to substitute “, this Act and the Employment Equality Act, 1998” for “and this Act”.