Social Welfare (Amendment) Act, 1978

Regulations requiring employers to keep records.

12.—(1) For the purposes of the Acts, regulations may require employers to keep such records as may be prescribed in relation to the earnings of persons employed by them and the periods during which the persons were employed, and to retain the records for prescribed periods.

(2) The powers conferred on an inspector under section 49 of the Act of 1952 may be exercised in relation to records referred to in subsection (1).