Redundancy Payments Act 2003

Amendment of section 6 of Protection of Employees (Employers' Insolvency) Act 1984.

15.—The Protection of Employees (Employers' Insolvency) Act 1984 is amended—

(a) in section 6(2), by substituting the following for subparagraph (iii):

“(iii) at the election of the employee, either—

(I) any amount which an employer is required to pay, by virtue of an award under section 12 of the Act of 1973 made not earlier than the commencement of the relevant period, either for the period of notice required by section 4 of the Act of 1973 or by reason of a failure by that employer to give the notice required by the said section 4, or

(II) any unpaid normal weekly remuneration certified by the relevant officer as being the amount of normal weekly remuneration due to the employee in lieu of the statutory notice prescribed in section 4 of the Act of 1973,”,

(b) in section 6(9), by substituting in paragraph (a) “subparagraph (iii)(I),” for “subparagraph (iii),”, and

(c) in section 6(9), by inserting the following after paragraph (a):

“(aa) in relation to a debt referred to in subparagraph (iii)(II), the date of termination of employment,”.