Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012

Offence to charge fees to certain individuals.

13.— (1) An employment agency shall not charge an individual a fee in respect of the making of any arrangement for the purpose of that individual’s being employed, subsequent to the conclusion of his or her assignment with a hirer, under a contract of employment with that hirer.

(2) A person who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a class A fine.

(3) Summary proceedings for an offence under this section may be brought and prosecuted by the Minister.

(4) This section is in addition to, and not in substitution for, subsection (2) of section 7 of the Act of 1971.