National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015

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Number 22 of 2015


NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE (LOW PAY COMMISSION) ACT 2015


CONTENTS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1. Short title, collective citation and construction

2. Definition

3. Repeals

PART 2

Low Pay Commission

4. Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act

5. Establishment of Low Pay Commission

6. Duty of Commission

7. Functions of Commission

8. National minimum hourly rate of pay

9. Funding and resources

10. Amendment of Principal Act

PART 3

Workplace Relations

11. Definition

12. Amendment of Industrial Relations Act 1946

13. Amendment of Redundancy Payments Act 1967

14. Amendment of Unfair Dismissals Act 1977

15. Amendment of Protection of Employees (Employers’ Insolvency) Act 1984

16. Amendment of Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994

17. Amendment of Employment Equality Act 1998

18. Amendment of Equal Status Act 2000

19. Amendment of Freedom of Information Act 2014

20. Amendment of Workplace Relations Act 2015

21. Transfer of property of Director of Equality Tribunal to Workplace Relations Commission

22. Transfer of rights and liabilities of Director of Equality Tribunal to Workplace Relations Commission

23. Liability for loss occurring before commencement of sections 83 and 84 of Act of 2015

24. Provisions consequent upon transfer of property, rights and liabilities to Workplace Relations Commission

SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Companies Act 1990 (No. 33)

Companies Act 2014 (No. 38)

Companies Acts

Employment Equality Act 1998 (No. 21)

Employment Equality Acts 1998 to 2011

Equal Status Act 2000 (No. 8)

Equal Status Acts 2000 to 2012

European Parliament Elections Act 1997 (No. 2)

Freedom of Information Act 2014 (No. 30)

Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2012 (No. 32)

Industrial Relations Act 1946 (No. 26)

Industrial Relations Acts 1946 to 2012

National Minimum Wage Act 2000 (No. 5)

National Minimum Wage Acts 2000 and 2015

Pensions Acts 1990 to 2014

Protection of Employees (Employers’ Insolvency) Act 1984 (No. 21)

Redundancy Payments Act 1967 (No. 21)

Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994 (No. 5)

Unfair Dismissals (Amendment) Act 1993 (No. 22)

Unfair Dismissals Act 1977 (No. 10)

Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16)

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Number 22 of 2015


NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE (LOW PAY COMMISSION) ACT 2015


An Act to amend the National Minimum Wage Act 2000 to provide for the establishment of a body to be known in the Irish language as An Coimisiún um Pá ?seal or in the English language as the Low Pay Commission to advise on setting a national minimum wage; to make provision for the purposes of the operation of the Workplace Relations Act 2015 and, for that purpose, to amend that enactment and certain other enactments; and to provide for related matters.

[15 th July, 2015]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows: