S.I. No. 331/2008 - Shirtmaking Joint Labour Committee (Abolition) Order, 2008

S.I. No. 331 of 2008


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 22nd August, 2008.

WHEREAS the Shirtmaking 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 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 Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment for an Order abolishing the Shirtmaking 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 Shirtmaking Joint Labour Committee is hereby abolished.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on 26th day of August 2008.

(3) This Order may be cited as the Shirtmaking Joint Labour Committee (Abolition) Order, 2008.


GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Labour Court,

18 August 2008


Deputy Chairman


(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

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