Updated to 3 July 2020 (Act No. 2 of 2020 and S.I. No. 240 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 20 March 1995 Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Commencement) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 64 of 1995)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Act included in collective citation Adoptive Leave Acts 25/2005, s. 22(2)
Act included in definition of "employment enactment" and "relevant enactment" 16/2015, s. 2 and sch. 1
Dispute as to entitlements under Act may be referred  16/2015, ss. 1(2), 41(2), schedule 5 part 3 item 2
Applied 26/2005, ss. 58(2)(a)(i), 364(1)
Construction of references amended S.I. No. 297 of 1997, art. 4(2), schedule
Forms and procedures prescribed S.I. No. 510 of 2001, ord. 57, rl. 3, para. 2, schedule form 36C
Saver for 21/1998, ss. 1(2), 17(1)
Transfer of certain functions under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3, schedule 1
  S.I. No. 139 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3(1), schedule (collective citation)
  S.I. No. 217 of 2010, arts. 1(2), 2, 3, schedule (collective citation)
  42/2004, ss. 3(1), 4, 58, 59(1), 59(2), 59(3), schedule 3
  S.I. No. 297 of 1997, art. 4(1)(a), schedule
S. 2 amended 11/2016, ss. 1(2), 35(a)
S. 2(1) amended 35/2019, ss. 1(2), 36(a)
  9/2015, ss. 1(5), 177(a)
  21/2010, ss. 2, 157(a)
  25/2005, ss. 2(a), 22(3)
S. 2(1) references construed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 66(2), 66(3)
S. 2(1A) inserted 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 177(b)
S. 2(2)(b) amended 11/2013, ss. 1(2), 72(1), schedule 6, item 19
S. 2(2A) inserted 25/2005, ss. 2(b), 22(3)
S. 6 minimum period for the purposes of s. 6 extended S.I. No. 52 of 2006, art. 8; art. 2(4)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2006, art. 4; art. 2(1)
S. 6 period prescribed under S.I. No. 30 of 2001, arts. 2(1), 2(2)(a), 4
S. 6 substituted 25/2005, ss. 3, 22(3)
S. 6 applied 26/2005, ss. 58(4)(a), 364(1)
S. 6 period of adoptive leave prescribed under S.I. No. 667 of 2004, arts. 3, 4, 5
S. 6A inserted 35/2019, ss. 1(2), 36(b)
S. 7(2)(c)(i) substituted 21/2010, ss. 2, 157(b)
S. 8 period prescribed under S.I. No. 30 of 2001, arts. 2(1), 2(2)(b), 5
S. 8(1) amended 11/2016, ss. 1(2), 35(b)(i), 35(b)(ii)
S. 8(1) maximum period for the purposes of s. 8(1) extended S.I. No. 52 of 2006, art. 9; art. 2(4)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2006, art. 5; art. 2(1)
S. 8(1) substituted 25/2005, ss. 4, 22(3)
S. 8(3) amended 11/2016, ss. 1(2), 35(c)
S. 8(6)(b) substituted 21/2010, ss. 2, 157(c)
S. 9 applied 26/2005, ss. 58(4)(a), 364(1)
S. 9(1) leave period for the purposes of s. 9(1) extended S.I. No. 52 of 2006, art. 10; art. 2(4)
  S.I. No. 52 of 2006, art. 6; art. 2(1)
S. 9(1) period of adoptive leave prescribed under S.I. No. 667 of 2004, arts. 3, 5
  S.I. No. 30 of 2001, arts. 2(1), 2(2)(c), 6
S. 9(1) substit. 25/2005, ss. 5, 22(3)
S. 9(2)(c)(ii)(I) substit. 21/2010, ss. 2, 157(d)
S. 9(3) substituted 11/2016, ss. 1(2), 35(d)
S. 9(3)(b) amended 35/2019, ss. 1(2), 36(c)(i)
S. 9(3)(c) amended 35/2019, ss. 1(2), 36(c)(ii)
S. 9(3)(d) inserted 35/2019, ss. 1(2), 36(c)(iii)
S. 10(1) period prescribed under S.I. No. 30 of 2001, arts. 2(1), 2(2)(d), 7
S. 10(1) leave period for the purposes of s. 10(1) extended S.I. No. 52 of 2006, art. 11; art. 2(4)
S. 10(1) leave period for the purposes of s. 10(1) extended S.I. No. 52 of 2006, art. 7; art 2(1)
S. 10(1) substituted 25/2005, ss. 6, 22(3)
S. 10(5) substituted 11/2016, ss. 1(2), 35(e)
S. 11(2)(b) substituted 21/2010, ss. 2, 157(e)
S. 11A inserted 25/2005, ss. 7, 22(3)
S. 11B inserted 25/2005, ss. 8, 22(3)
S. 11C applied S.I. No. 142 of 2007, arts. 2, 43(1), 43(2)
S. 11C inserted 25/2005, ss. 9, 22(3)
S. 11D inserted 25/2005, ss. 10, 22(3)
S. 12(1) construction of references S.I. No. 667 of 2004, arts. 3, 6
S. 12(1) construction of references amended S.I. No. 30 of 2001, arts. 2(1), 8
S. 12(1) substituted 25/2005, ss. 11, 22(3)
S. 13 functions of health boards transferred to HSE 42/2004, ss. 3(1), 4, 58, 59(1), 59(2), 59(3), schedule 3
S. 13(1)(b) amended 21/2010, ss. 2, 157(f)(i)
S. 13(2) amended 21/2010, ss. 2, 157(f)(i)
S. 13(6) amended 21/2010, ss. 2, 157(f)(i), 157(f)(ii)
S. 13(7) amended 21/2010, ss. 2, 157(f)(ii)
S. 13(8) amended 21/2010, ss. 2, 157(f)(ii)
S. 15 substituted 25/2005, ss. 12, 22(3)
S. 16 substituted 25/2005, ss. 13, 22(3)
S. 17 substituted 25/2005, ss. 14, 22(3)
S. 18 substituted 25/2005, ss. 15, 22(3)
S. 19(2)(b) substituted 25/2005, ss. 16, 22(3)
S. 20(1) substituted 25/2005, ss. 17(a), 22(3)
S. 20(4) deleted 25/2005, ss. 17(b), 22(3)
S. 23 amended 25/2005, ss. 18, 22(3)
S. 24 amended 25/2005, ss. 19, 22(3)
S. 28 substituted 25/2005, ss. 20, 22(3)
S. 32(2) substituted 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(1), 52(3), schedule 7, pt. 1, item 7
S. 32(3) repealed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 8(1), 8(2), 8(7) schedule 2, pt. 1, item 8
S. 33(1) relevant redress provision specified 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 41(5)(b)(i), schedule 6, pt. 1, item 7
S. 33(2) relevant redress provision specified 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 44(1)(b)(i), schedule 6, pt. 2, item 7
S. 33 substituted 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(1), 52(3), schedule 7, pt. 1, item 7
Ss. 34-40 repealed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 8(1), 8(2), 8(7), schedule 2, pt. 1, item 8
Ss. 34(1), 35(2) particulars prescribed S.I. No. 195 of 1995, regs. 1(2), 3(1)
S. 35 paras. 10-17(2), 19, 20, 20A, 23, 23A, 24 of S.I. No. 24 of 1968 applied S.I. No. 195 of 1995, regs. 1(2), 14
S. 39 circuit Court procedure prescribed S.I. No. 118 of 1997, rls. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
S. 45 inserted 25/2005, ss. 21, 22(3)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 6 Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 52 of 2006)
  Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 667 of 2004)
  Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 30 of 2001)
S. 8(1) Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 52 of 2006)
  Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 30 of 2001)
S. 9(1) Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 52 of 2006
  Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 667 of 2004)
  Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 30 of 2001)
S. 10(1) Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 52 of 2006
  Adoptive Leave Act 1995 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 30 of 2001)
S. 32(4) Adoptive Leave (Calculation of Weekly Remuneration) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 196 of 1995)
  Adoptive Leave (Referral of Disputes and Appeals) (Part V) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 195 of 1995)