Unfair Dismissals Act, 1977

Appeal from recommendation of rights commissioner.

9.—(1) A party concerned may appeal to the Tribunal from a recommendation of a rights commissioner in relation to a claim for redress under this Act and the Tribunal shall hear the parties and any evidence relevant to the appeal tendered by them and shall make a determination in relation to the appeal.

(2) An appeal under this section shall be initiated by a party by giving, within 6 weeks of the date on which the recommendation to which it relates was given to the parties concerned, a notice in writing (containing such particulars (if any) as may be specified in regulations under section 17 of this Act for the purposes of section 8 (8) thereof) to the Tribunal and stating the intention of the party concerned to appeal against the recommendation and a copy of the notice shall be given to the other party concerned within the said period of 6 weeks.