Updated to 24 May 2020 (Act No. 2 of 2020 and S.I. No. 182 of 2020)

Labour Services Act 1987
No. 15 of 1987

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 18th July 1987 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Repealed 25/2013, ss. 1(2), 4
Am. S. I. No. 228 of 1994, art. 11
Appl. 5/2000, ss. 1 (2), 5 (b)
Appl. with mods. S. I. No. 404 of 1993, s. 4 (2)
Constr. of refs. S. I. No. 404 of 1993, art. 4 (2)
  S. I. No. 10 of 1995, art. 4 (2)
  S. I. No. 32 of 1996, art. 4 (2)
Trans. of cert. functns. under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
  S. I. No. 845 of 2005, art. 4 (2)
  S. I. No. 18 of 1993, sch., pt. 1
S. 1(1) def. "Act of 1995" ins 38/2009, ss. 2, 13(3)
S. 1(1) def. "material interest" ins 38/2009, ss. 2, 13(3)
S. 1(1) def. "serious wrongdoing" ins 38/2009, ss. 2, 13(3)
S. 4(1)(b)-(g) del. with trans. provs. 37/2010, ss. 1(4), 30, 35
S. 4(2) substit. 26/1999, ss. 1 (2), 62
S. 4(2) am. 28/2012, ss. 1(2), 86 & sch. 3
Ss. 6(6), 6(7), 6(8), 6(9) subsecs. ins. 38/2009, ss. 3, 13(3)
S. 6A s. ins. 38/2009, ss. 4, 13(3)
S. 6B s. ins. 38/2009, ss. 5, 13(3)
Ss. 9A, 9B, 9C, 9D ss. ins. 38/2009, ss. 6, 13(3)
S. 10 am. 28/2010, ss. 1(4), 28(2)
S. 13, saver from disclosure 30/2014, ss. 1(2), (3), 41, sch. 3
S. 13(3) substit. 38/2009, ss. 8, 13(3)
Ss. 13A, 13B, 13C ss. ins. 38/2009, ss. 7, 13(3)
S. 15 trans. of cert. functns. under. 10/2011,ss. 1(2), 6, 9, 20 & Sch. 2 pt. 1
S. 17(1)(a) am. 28/2010, ss. 1(4), 30(5)(a)
S. 17(4) subsec. ins. 28/2010, ss. 1(4), 30(5)(b)
S. 27 rep. 3/1998, s.125, sch. 8
Schedule renumbered as Sch. 1 38/2009, ss. 12, 13(3)
Sch., Pt. 1, par. 2 substit. 38/2009, ss. 9(a), 13(3)
Sch., Pt. 1, par. 7 substit. 38/2009, ss. 9(b), 13(3)
Sch., Pt. 1, par. 12 substit. 38/2009, ss. 9(c), 13(3)
Sch., Pt. 1, par. 16 am. 38/2009, ss. 9(d), 13(3)
Sch., Pt. 2 repealed 38/2009, ss. 10, 13(3)
Sch., Pt. 2, par. 10(b) am. S. I. No. 528 of 2005, reg. 2(a)(i)
Sch., Pt. 2, par. 10(c) del. S. I. No. 528 of 2005, reg. 2(a)(ii)
Sch., Pt. 2, par. 11 am. S. I. No. 528 of 2005, reg. 2(b)
Sch. 2 ins. 38/2009, ss. 11, 13(3)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 2 Labour Services Act, 1987 (Establishment Day) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 248 of 1987)
S. 4(2) An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (Closed) Spouses' and Children's Contributory Pension Scheme 2009 (S.I. No. 420 of 2009)
  An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (Closed) (Amendment) Superannuation Scheme 2009 (S.I. No. 419 of 2009)
  FÁS Spouses and Childrens Contributory Pension Scheme 2008 (S.I. No. 403 of 2008)
  An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (Closed) Superannuation Scheme 1998 (S.I. No. 515 of 1998)
  An Foras Áiseanna Saothair Superannuation Scheme 1998 (S.I. No. 514 of 1998)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry, 1999 Scheme) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 474 of 1998)
  Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Industry, 1999 Scheme) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 473 of 1998)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry, 1999 Scheme) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 472 of 1998)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry, 1999 Scheme) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 471 of 1998)
  Industrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry, 1999 Scheme) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 470 of 1998)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical And Allied Products Industry, 1998 Scheme) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 127 of 1998)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry, 1998 Scheme) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 454 of 1997)
  Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Industry, 1998 Scheme) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 453 of 1997)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry, 1998 Scheme) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 452 of 1997)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry 1998 Scheme) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 451 of 1997)
  Industrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry, 1998 Scheme) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 450 of 1997)
  Labour Services Act 1987-Apprenticeship Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 168 of 1997)
  Industrial Training (Printing and Paper Committee) (Amendment) Order, 1997 (S.I. No. 51 of 1997)
  Industrial Training (Engineering Committee) (Amendment) Order, 1997 (S.I. No. 50 of 1997)
  Industrial Training (Food, Drink and Tobacco Committee) (Amendment) Order, 1997 (S.I. No. 49 of 1997)
  Industrial Training (Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Committee) (Amendment) Order, 1997 (S.I. No. 48 of 1997)
  Industrial Training (Chemical and Allied Products Committee) (Amendment) Order, 1997 (S.I. No. 47 of 1997)
  Industrial Training (Construction Committee) (Amendment) Order, 1997 (S.I. No. 46 of 1997)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry, 1997 Scheme) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 356 of 1996)
  Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Industry, 1997 Scheme) Order, 1996 (S.I. No. 355 of 1996)
  Insudtrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry, 1997 Scheme) Order, 1996 (S.I. No. 354 of 1996)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry, 1997 Scheme) Order, 1996 (S.I. No. 353 of 1996)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry, 1997 Scheme) Order, 1996 (S.I. No. 352 of 1996)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry 1996) Order (S.I. No. 329 of 1995)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry 1996) Order (S.I. No. 328 of 1995)
  Industrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry 1996) Order (S.I. No. 327 of 1995)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry 1996) Order (S.I. No. 326 of 1995)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry, 1996) Order (S.I. No. 325 of 1995)
  Labour Services Act 1987 - Apprenticeship Rules 1995 (S.I. No. 198 of 1995)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry) Order 1994 (S.I. No. 358 of 1994)
  Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Industry) Order 1994 (S.I. No. 357 of 1994)
  Industrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry) Order 1994 (S.I. No. 356 of 1994)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry) Order 1994 (S.I. No. 355 of 1994)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry) Order 1994 (S.I. No. 354 of 1994)
  Labour Services Act 1987 - Apprenticeship Rules 1994 (S.I. No. 228 of 1994)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 369 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 368 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 367 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 366 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 365 of 1993)
  Labour Services Act 1987 - Apprenticeship Rules 1993 (S.I. No. 236 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Printing and Paper Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 118 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 117 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 116 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 75 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 74 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 73 of 1993)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 72 of 1993)
  Industrial Training (Construction Committee) (Amendment) Order No. 2 1992 (S.I. No. 335 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Printing and Paper Committee) (Amendment) Order No. 2 1992 (S.I. No. 334 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Committee) (Amendment) Order No. 2 1992 (S.I. No. 333 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Chemical and Allied Products Committee) (Amendment) Order No. 2 1992 (S.I. No. 332 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Food, Drink and Tobacco Committee) (Amendment) Order No. 2 1992 (S.I. No. 331 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Engineering Committee) (Amendment) Order No. 2 1992 (S.I. No. 330 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Printing and Paper Committee) (Amendment) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 170 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Construction Committee) (Amendment) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 169 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Food, Drink and Tobacco Committee) (Amendment) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 168 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Committee) (Amendment) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 167 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Chemical and Allied Products Committee) (Amendment) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 166 of 1992)
  Industrial Training (Engineering Committee) (Amendment) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 165 of 1992)
  Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry) Order, 1991 (S.I. No. 300 of 1991)
  Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Industry) Order, 1991 (S.I. No. 299 of 1991)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry) Order, 1991 (S.I. No. 298 of 1991)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry) Order, 1991 (S.I. No. 297 of 1991)
  Industrial Training Levy (Printing and Paper Industry) Order, 1991 (S.I. No. 296 of 1991)
  Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry) Order, 1991 (S.I. No. 295 of 1991)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry) Order, 1991 (S.I. No. 294 of 1991)
  Industrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 310 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Printing and Paper Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 309 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 308 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 307 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 306 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 305 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 304 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Printing and Paper Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 79 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 49 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 48 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 47 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 46 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 45 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 44 of 1990)
  Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Industry) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 249 of 1989)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 248 of 1989)
  Industrial Training Levy (Textiles Industry) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 247 of 1989)
  Industrial Training Levy (Printing and Paper Industry) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 246 of 1989)
  Industrial Training Levy (Clothing and Footwear Industry) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 245 of 1989)
  Industrial Training (Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Committee) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 143 of 1989)
  Industrial Training (Chemical and Allied Products Committee) (Amendment) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 142 of 1989)
  Industrial Training (Printing and Paper Committee) (Amendment) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 140 of 1989)
  Industrial Training Levy (Construction Committee) (Amendment) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 139 of 1989)
  Industrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Committee) (Amendment) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 138 of 1989)
  Industrial Training (Engineering Committee) (Amendment) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 137 of 1989)
  Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 272 of 1988)
  Industrial Training Levy (Food, Drink and Tobacco Industry) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 194 of 1988)
  Industrial Training Levy (Printing and Paper Industry) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 139 of 1988)
  Industrial Training Levy (Chemical and Allied Products Industry) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 33 of 1988)
S. 4(3) An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (Closed) Spouses' and Children's Contributory Pension Scheme 2009 (S.I. No. 420 of 2009)
  An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (Closed) (Amendment) Superannuation Scheme 2009 (S.I. No. 419 of 2009)
  FÁS Spouses and Childrens Contributory Pension Scheme 2008 (S.I. No. 403 of 2008)
  An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (Closed) Superannuation Scheme 1998 (S.I. No. 515 of 1998)
  An Foras Áiseanna Saothair Superannuation Scheme 1998 (S.I. No. 514 of 1998)
S. 8 An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (Closed) Spouses' and Children's Contributory Pension Scheme 2009 (S.I. No. 420 of 2009)
  An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (Closed) (Amendment) Superannuation Scheme 2009 (S.I. No. 419 of 2009)
  FÁS Spouses and Childrens Contributory Pension Scheme 2008 (S.I. No. 403 of 2008)
  An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (Closed) Superannuation Scheme 1998 (S.I. No. 515 of 1998)
  An Foras Áiseanna Saothair Superannuation Scheme 1998 (S.I. No. 514 of 1998)
S. 23 An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (Closed) Superannuation Scheme 1998 (S.I. No. 515 of 1998)
  An Foras Áiseanna Saothair Superannuation Scheme 1998 (S.I. No. 514 of 1998)

All Apprenticeship Rules made under this Act in relation to classes of apprentices as set out in Rule 1(4) of S.I. 198 of 1995 revoked - S.I. No. 198 of 1995, rls. 1(2)(3)

All Apprenticeship Rules made under this Act in relation to classes of apprentices as set in Rule 1(4) of S.I. 168 of 1997 revoked - S.I. No. 168 of 1997, rls,1(2)(3)