Updated to 16 July 2019 (Act No. 28 of 2019 and S.I. No. 360 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-6 1 August 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 338 of 2015), art. 2(a)
Ss. 7, 8 1 October 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 410 of 2015), art. 2
S. 9 1 August 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 338 of 2015), art. 2(a)
Ss. 10-36 1 October 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 410 of 2015), art. 2
S. 37 1 May 2016 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Section 37) (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 206 of 2016)
Ss. 38, 39 1 October 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 410 of 2015), art. 2
S. 40(1), (2) 1 August 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 338 of 2015), art. 2(b)
Ss. 40(3)-53 1 October 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 410 of 2015), art. 2
Ss. 54, 55 1 August 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 338 of 2015), art. 2(a)
Ss. 56-64 1 October 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 410 of 2015), art. 2
Ss. 65-70 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 1(2)
Ss. 71-74 1 October 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 410 of 2015), art. 2
S. 75 1 August 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 338 of 2015), art. 2(a)
S. 76 1 October 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 410 of 2015), art. 2
Ss. 77-79 1 August 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 338 of 2015), art. 2(a)
Ss. 80-85 1 October 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 410 of 2015), art. 2
S. 86(1) 1 August 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 338 of 2015), art. 2(b)
S. 86(2) 1 October 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 410 of 2015), art. 2
S. 86(3) 1 August 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 338 of 2015), art. 2(b)
Sch. 1 1 August 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 338 of 2015), art. 2(c)
Schs. 2-7 1 October 2015 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 410 of 2015), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 1(2) National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), s. 20(1)(a)
S. 2 amended National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), s. 20(1)(b), 20(2)
S. 2 references to the Financial Services Ombudsman, the Deputy Financial Services Ombudsman or the Pensions Ombudsman shall, on and after the establishment day, be construed as Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman 22/2017, s. 29(3)
S. 3(5A) inserted Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 27 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 24(a)
S. 3A functions prescribed Industrial Relations Act 1969 (Section 3A) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 344 of 2015), art. 3(1)
S. 9 establishment day appointed Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Establishment Day) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 412 of 2015), art. 2
S. 13(4)(f) substituted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), s. 20(1)(c), 20(2)
S. 27 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 10(1)
S. 27 application extended European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 10(2)
S. 28(2)(b) amended National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), s. 20(1)(d), 20(2)
S. 28(15)(a) amended National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), s. 20(1)(e), 20(2)
S. 36(1) form prescribed Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fixed Payment Notice) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 32 of 2017), reg. 2, sch.
  Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fixed Payment Notice) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 419 of 2015), reg. 3, schedule
S. 36(1)(b) amounts prescribed Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fixed Payment Notice) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 419 of 2015), reg. 4
S. 36(5)(b), (c) substituted Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 (38/2018), ss. 1(2), (3), 19(a)
S. 36(5)(d) inserted Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 (38/2018), ss. 1(2), (3), 19(a)
S. 37(3) inserted Credit Guarantee (Amendment) Act 2016 (1/2016), s. 19(a)
S. 38 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 39 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 40(3)-(10) references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 40(10) deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), s. 20(1)(f), 20(2)
S. 41 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 41 powers prescribed Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (11/2016), ss. 1(2), 28(1)
S. 41 duties prescribed Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 27 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 23
S. 41(3A) inserted Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 27 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 24(b)(i)
S. 41(5) application extended European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(4)
S. 41(7)(d) amended Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (11/2016), ss. 1(2), 37(a)(i)
S. 41(7)(e) amended Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (11/2016), ss. 1(2), 37(a)(ii)
S. 41(7)(f) inserted Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (11/2016), ss. 1(2), 37(a)(iii)
S. 41(17) substituted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), s. 20(1)(g), 20(2)
S. 41(19) inserted Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 27 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 24(b)(ii)
S. 42 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 43 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 44 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 44 powers prescribed Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (11/2016), ss. 1(2), 28(2)
S. 44 duties prescribed Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 27 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 23(3)
S. 45 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 46 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 47 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 48 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 49 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 50 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 51 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 52 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 53 references construed European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 9(3)(a)
S. 53 substituted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(h), 20(2)
S. 53A inserted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(i), 20(2)
Part 5 (ss. 54-62) dissolution day appointed Labour Relations Commission (Dissolution Day) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 413 of 2015), art. 2
S. 71 relevant service prescribed Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fees) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 536 of 2015), reg. 3
S. 74(b) deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(j), 20(2)
S. 76(1)(d) deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(k), 20(2)
S. 80(1)(g)(i)-(iv) deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(l)(i), 20(2)
S. 80(1)(g)(ix)-(xi) deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(l)(i), 20(2)
S. 80(1A) inserted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(l)(ii), 20(2)
S. 81(4) substituted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(m)(ii), 20(2)
S. 81(5) deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(m)(i), 20(2)
S. 83(1)(g) deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(n)(i), 20(2)
S. 83(1)(m) deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(n)(i), 20(2)
S. 83(3)-(4) inserted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(n)(ii), 20(2)
S. 84(1)(g) deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(o)(i), 20(2)
S. 84(3)-(4) inserted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(o)(ii), 20(2)
Sch. 1 pt. 1 para. 21 inserted Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (11/2016), ss. 1(2), 37(b)
Sch. 1 pt. 2 para. 5 substituted Credit Guarantee (Amendment) Act 2016 (1/2016), s. 19(b)
Sch. 1 pt. 2 para. 19 inserted Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 27 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 24(c)
Sch. 1, pt. 3, para 14 inserted European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 412 of 2016), reg. 12
Sch. 3 para 3(3)(g) substituted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(p), 20(2)
Sch. 4 line 1 deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(q)(i), 20(2)
Sch. 4 line 4 deleted National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015 (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 20(1)(q)(ii), 20(2)
Sch. 5, pt. 1 amended Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 (38/2018), ss. 1(2), (3), 19(b)
Sch. 5 pt. 1 paras. 29-30 inserted Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 27 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 24(d)(i)
Sch. 5 pt. 2 para. 11 inserted Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 27 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 24(d)(ii)
Sch. 5 pt. 3 para. 6 inserted Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (11/2016), ss. 1(2), 37(c)
Sch. 6 pt. 1 para 35 inserted Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 27 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 24(e)(i)
Sch. 6 pt. 1 para. 36 inserted Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (11/2016), ss. 1(2), 37(d)(i)
Sch. 6 pt. 2 para 35 inserted Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 27 of 2015), ss. 1(5), 24(e)(ii)
Sch. 6 pt. 2 para. 36 inserted Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (11/2016), ss. 1(2), 37(d)(ii)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 4 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fixed Payment Notice) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 32 of 2017)
  Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fees) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 536 of 2015)
  Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fixed Payment Notice) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 419 of 2015)
S. 9 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Establishment Day) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 412 of 2015)
S. 12(7) Workplace Relations Commission Director General Superannuation Scheme 2016 (S.I. No. 595 of 2016)
S. 36 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fixed Payment Notice) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 32 of 2017)
  Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fixed Payment Notice) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 419 of 2015)
S. 55 Labour Relations Commission (Dissolution Day) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 413 of 2015)
S. 71 Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Fees) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 536 of 2015)