Conditions of Employment Act, 1936

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Number 2 of 1936.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT, 1936.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I.

Preliminary and General.

Section

1.

Short title and commencement.

2.

Definitions.

3.

Industrial work.

4.

Employer.

5.

Continuous.

6.

Application of Act to persons employed by the State.

7.

Public holiday.

8.

Repeals.

9.

Penalties for offences under this Act.

10.

Laying of regulations before Houses of Oireachtas.

11.

Power to make regulations.

12.

Observance of international conventions.

PART II.

Conditions as to Piece Work, the Employment of Certain Classes of Persons and Annual Leave.

13.

Prohibition of employment of persons under fourteen years of age.

14.

Proof of age of young person before employment.

15.

Restrictions on employment of young persons.

16.

Restrictions on employment of female workers.

17.

Prohibition of employment of outworkers.

18.

Registers of outworkers.

19.

Piece work wages.

20.

Penalties for alteration of or disclosing information in placard or docket.

21.

Reckoning of piece work.

22.

Penalty for interfering with automatic reckoner.

23.

Inspection of weights and measures used in ascertaining wages.

24.

Right of worker to annual leave.

25.

Remuneration during annual leave.

26.

Time of annual leave.

27.

Notice of time of annual leave.

PART III.

Conditions as to Times of Work.

28.

Definition.

29.

Exclusion regulations.

30.

Exclusion permit.

31.

The short day.

32.

Shift work unlawful unless on continuous process or under licence.

33.

Conditions of shift work on continuous process.

34.

Conditions of licensed shift work.

35.

Application for shift work licence.

36.

Grant of shift work licence.

37.

Form of shift work licence.

38.

Working hours.

39.

Working hours for young persons.

40.

Extension of hours of employment of young persons.

41.

Uncontrolled overtime.

42.

Permitted overtime.

43.

Overtime pay.

44.

Prohibition of double employment.

45.

Minimum age for young persons.

46.

Restrictions on employment of women at night.

47.

Restrictions on employment of young persons at night.

48.

Intervals in work.

49.

Public holidays and Sunday.

50.

Wages Agreements Register.

51.

Preservation of existing rates of wages.

52.

Limitation of hours of work.

53.

Display of abstract and notices.

54.

Emergency as defence.

55.

Mixed employment.

PART IV.

Miscellaneous.

56.

Variation of pending contracts.

57.

Form of industrial work.

58.

Separation of parts of industrial undertakings.

59.

Expenses.

60.

Power of inspectors.

61.

Employment of persons not in receipt of wages or salary.

62.

Industrial work in institutions.

63.

Statistical returns.

64.

Records.

SCHEDULE.


Acts Referred to

Public Holidays Act, 1924

No. 56 of 1924

Apprenticeship Act, 1931

No. 56 of 1931

Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1926

No. 45 of 1926

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Number 2 of 1936.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT, 1936.


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER AND BETTER PROVISION FOR REGULATING AND CONTROLLING THE CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT OF WORKERS ENGAGED IN INDUSTRIAL WORK, AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR DIVERS MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [14th February, 1936.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—