National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act 2015

Amendment of Freedom of Information Act 2014

19. (1) Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2014 is amended by the substitution of the following subparagraph for subparagraph (k):

“(k) the Workplace Relations Commission—

(i) insofar as it relates to records concerning the provision of mediation services under the Employment Equality Acts 1998 to 2011, the Equal Status Acts 2000 to 2012 or the Pensions Acts 1990 to 2014, where parties to the process are participating in a voluntary capacity to try to settle such disputes, or

(ii) insofar as it relates to records concerning—

(I) the referral of a complaint or dispute for resolution under section 39 of the Workplace Relations Act 2015 ,

(II) attempts made in accordance with that section to resolve any such complaint or dispute, or

(III) the resolution of any such complaint or dispute in accordance with that section.”.

(2) This section shall come into operation on the commencement of sections 82, 83 and 84 of the Act of 2015.