Labour Services Act, 1987


1.—(1) In this Act—

“the Act of 1967” means the Industrial Training Act, 1967 ;

“the Agency” means the Youth Employment Agency formed and registered under the Youth Employment Agency Act, 1981 ;

“An Chomhairle” means An Chomhairle Oiliúna;

“An Foras” means the body established by section 3 ;

“the establishment day” means the day appointed by the Minister under section 2 ;

“the Manpower Service” means the National Manpower Service of the Minister;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Labour;

“recognised trade unions and staff associations” means trade unions and staff associations recognised by An Foras for the purposes of negotiations which are concerned with the remuneration or conditions of employment, or the working conditions, of employees;

“the subsidiary” means the subsidiary (within the meaning of the Companies Act, 1963 ), if any, of An Foras acquired, or formed and registered, by it pursuant to section 4 (6).

(2) (a) In this Act a reference to a section or schedule is to a section of, or the Schedule to, this Act unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended.

(b) In this Act a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph is a reference to the subsection, paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended.