Redress for Women Resident in Certain Institutions (Amendment) Act 2019

Amendment of section 1 of Principal Act

2. Section 1 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by the insertion of the following definition:

“ ‘Addendum’ means the ‘Addendum to the terms of Magdalen Restorative Justice Ex Gratia Scheme in respect of women who worked in the laundries in the 12 ‘Magdalen’ institutions and who were resident in one of the 14 adjoining institutions’ dated November 2018;”, and

(b) by the substitution of the following for the definition of “Scheme”:

“ ‘Scheme’ means the scheme for the time being administered by the Minister, made by the Government in December 2013, and the terms of which include those set out in the Addendum, providing for—

(a) the making of ex-gratia payments to women who were admitted to and worked in a relevant institution, and

(b) the making of ex-gratia payments to women in accordance with the terms set out in the Addendum.”.