Updated to 23 July 2019 (Act No. 33 of 2019 and S.I. No. 428 of 2019)

Parental Leave Act 1998
No. 30 of 1998

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 3 December 1998 Commenced under s. 1(2)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Collective citation 11/2019, s. 8(2), (3)
13/2006, s. 13(2)
Act included in definition of employment and relevant enactments 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 2 and sch. 1 part 1 item 6
Provisions specified for the purposes of 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 41(1), (2), sch. 5 pt. 3 item 3
Trans. of functns. under S.I. No. 139 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3(1) & sch. (col. cit.)
  42/2004, ss. 3 (1), 4, 58, 59 (1) (2) (3), sch. 3
s. 2 functions transferred and references construed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 66
S. 2(1) amended 11/2019, ss. 2, 8(3)
  11/2013, ss. 1(2), 72(1), sch. 6, item 26
  S.I. No. 81 of 2013, regs. 1(2), 3(a)(i), (ii)
  21/2010, ss. 2, 169
S. 2(4) substit. S.I. No. 81 of 2013, regs. 1(2), 3(b)
S. 6(1) substit. S.I. No. 81 of 2013, regs. 1(2), 4(a)
S. 6 substit. 13/2006, s. 2
S. 6(1A) inserted 11/2019, ss. 3(a), 8(3)
S. 6(2) rep. S.I. No. 231 of 2000, reg. 3(3)
S. 6(2)(a) amended 11/2019, ss. 3(b), 8(3)
S. 6(2)(b)(ii) amended 11/2019, ss. 3(c), 8(3)
S. 6(2)(c) am. S.I. No. 81 of 2013, regs. 1(2), 4(b)(i), (ii)
S. 6(3) applic. rstrct. S.I. No. 231 of 2000, reg. 4
S. 6(4) regard for previous employment S.I. No. 231 of 2000, reg. 5(b)
S. 6(6A) ins. 14/2008, ss. 1(2), 72
S. 6(6A) substit. S.I. No. 81 of 2013, reg. 1(2), 4(c)
S. 6(7) am. 13/2006, s. 3(a) and (b)
S. 6(8) regard for previous employment S.I. No. 231 of 2000, reg. 5(b)
S. 6(8A) inserted 11/2019, ss. 3(d), 8(3)
S. 6(9) am. 9/2015, ss. 1(5), 178
  S.I. No. 81 of 2013, reg. 1(2), 4(d)
S. 7(1) substit. S.I. No. 81 of 2013, reg. 1(2), 5(a)
S. 7(1)(a) amended 11/2019, ss. 4(a), 8(3)
  13/2006, s. 4(a)(i)
S. 7(1)(aa) par. ins. 13/2006, s. 4(a)(ii)
S. 7(1)(aa)(ii) amended 11/2019, ss. 4(b), 8(3)
S. 7(1)(b)(iii) amended 11/2019, ss. 4(c), 8(3)
S. 7(1)(ba) inserted 11/2019, ss. 4(d), 8(3)
S. 7(1A) subsec. ins. 13/2006, s. 4(b)
S. 7(1B) subsec. ins. 13/2006, s. 4(b)
S. 7(2)(a) amended 11/2019, ss. 4(e), 8(3)
  S.I. No. 81 of 2013, reg. 1(2), 5(b)(i), (ii)
S. 7(2)(b) amended 11/2019, ss. 4(f), 8(3)
  13/2006, s. 4(c)
S. 7(3) amended 11/2019, ss. 4(g), 8(3)
  13/2006, s. 4(d)
S. 7(3) construction of references S.I. No. 231 of 2000, reg. 6
S. 7(3A) subsec. ins. 13/2006, s. 4(e)
S. 7(3B) inserted 11/2019, ss. 4(h), 8(3)
S. 7(5) inserted 11/2019, ss. 4(i), 8(3)
S. 8(6) substit. 13/2006, s. 5
S. 8(7) ins. 13/2006, s. 5
S. 8(8) inserted 11/2019, ss. 5, 8(3)
S. 10 applied S.I. No. 231 of 2000, reg. 7
S. 10(2) substit. 13/2006, s. 6(a)
S. 10(3) am. 13/2006, s. 6(b)
S. 10(4) subsec. ins. 13/2006, s. 6(c)
S. 10(5) constr. refs. "registered medical practitioner" 25/2007, ss. 1(3), 108(1)
S. 10(5) subsec. ins. 13/2006, s. 6(c)
S. 11 applied S.I. No. 231 of 2000, reg. 7
S. 11(6) substit. 13/2006, s. 7
S. 11(6A) ins. 13/2006, s. 7
S. 11(6B) inserted 11/2019, ss. 6, 8(3)
S. 13(2)(f) substit. 13/2006, s. 8(a)
S. 13(2A) subsec. ins. 13/2006, s. 8(b)
S. 13(2B) subsec. ins. 13/2006, s. 8(b)
S. 13(3) form of notice prescribed S.I. No. 454 of 1998, regs. 1, 2, schedule
S. 15(1)(c) substit. 13/2006, s. 9
S. 15A ins. S.I. No. 81 of 2013 reg. 1(2), 6
S. 16(2)(a) am. 13/2006, s. 10(a)
S. 16(2)(b) substit. 13/2006, s. 10(b)
S. 16A s. ins. 13/2006, s. 11
S. 16A(1) am. S.I. No. 81 of 2013, regs. 1(2), 7
Part 4 (ss. 17-22) redress and appeal procedures provided (whole Act) 16/2015, s. 41(2), sch. 5 part 3 item 3
Pt. 4 (ss. 17-22) procedures prescribed S.I. No. 6 of 1999, regs. 3-19
S. 17 repealed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 8(1), (2), (7), sch. 2, pt. 1 item 11
S. 18(2) substit. 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(1), (3), sch. 7, pt. 1 item 11
S. 18(3)-(7) repealed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 8(1), (2), (7), sch. 2, pt. 1 item 11
Ss. 19-20 repealed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 8(1), (2), (7), sch. 2, pt. 1 item 11
S. 21 substit. 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(1), (3), sch. 7, pt. 1 item 11
S. 21(1) relevant redress provision specified 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 41(5)(b)(ii), 44(1)(b)(i), sch. 6 pts. 1 & 2 item 11, sch. 7 pt. 1 item 11
S. 21(3), method for calculating max. comp. presc. S.I. No. 34 of 1999, regs. 1, 3-10
S. 22 repealed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 8(1), (2), (7), schedule 2, pt. 1 item 11
S. 22A constr. refs. "Equality Authority" 25/2014, ss. 1(3), 8, 44(2)
S. 22A s. ins. 13/2006, s. 12
S. 22A EAT construed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 66
S. 24 repealed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 8(1), (2), (7), sch. 2, pt. 1 item 11
S. 27(2) subsituted 11/2019, ss. 7(a), 8(3)
S. 27(4) amended 11/2019, ss. 7(b), 8(3)
S. 27(4) fine construed as Class C fine 8/2010, ss. 1(2), 3, 6
S. 27(5) repealed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 8(1), (2), (7), sch. 2, pt. 1 item 11

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 3 Parental Leave (Maximum Compensation) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 34 of 1999)
  Parental Leave (Disputes and Appeals) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 6 of 1999)
  Parental Leave (Notice of Force Majeure Leave) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 454 of 1998)
S. 18(4) Parental Leave (Disputes and Appeals) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 6 of 1999)
S. 19(2) Parental Leave (Disputes and Appeals) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 6 of 1999)
S. 21(3) Parental Leave (Maximum Compensation) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 34 of 1999)