Redundancy Payments Act 2003

Amendment of section 25 of Principal Act (Employment wholly or partly abroad).

8.—Section 25 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in subsection (2), by substituting “the employee was insurable for all benefits under the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 1993 or would have been insurable for all such benefits but for the fact that the employment concerned was an excepted employment by virtue of paragraph 2, 4 or 5 of Part II of the First Schedule to that Act and the employee” for “he was domiciled in the State and”, and

(b) by inserting the following after subsection (2):

“(2A) An employee who under a contract of employment has worked outside the State and was working in the State for at least two years immediately prior to the date of termination of the employment concerned shall be entitled to redundancy payment in respect of all his employment with the employer concerned.”.