Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2022

Jury service by employees and apprentices

61. (1) For the purposes of any contract of service or apprenticeship or any agreement collateral thereto (including a contract or agreement entered into before the passing of this Part), a person shall be treated as employed or apprenticed during any period when he or she is absent from his or her employment or apprenticeship in order to comply with a jury summons.

(2) Any provision contained in any such contract or agreement shall be void in so far as it would have the effect of excluding or limiting any liability of the employer in respect of the payment of salary or wages to the employee or apprentice during any such absence.