Updated to 16 September 2022 (Act No. 30 of 2022 and S.I. No. 460 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 2 January 1997 Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order, 1996 (S.I. No. 371 of 1996)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Application extended S.I. No. 230 of 2018, regs. 1(2), 16
Act included in definitions of employment, relevant enactments Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 2 and sch. 1 part 1 item 3
Application of Act restricted European Communities (Merchant Shipping) (Organisation of Working Time) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 245 of 2014
Applied S.I. No. 213 of 2011, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I, V
  S.I. No. 602 of 2010, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III
  S.I. No. 448 of 2010, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I, V
  S.I. No. 164 of 2010, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III
  S.I. No. 374 of 2009, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I, V
  S.I. No. 224 of 2009, art. 3 & schedule, pt. 3, pars. 13(e), 15(c), 16(b)
  S.I. No. 217 of 2009, art. 3 & schedule, pt. 3, pars. 13(e), 15(c), 16(b)
  S.I. No. 215 of 2009, art. 3 & schedule, pt. 3, par. 7
  S.I. No. 93 of 2008, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, par. I
  S.I. No. 5 of 2008, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I & V
  S.I. No. 190 of 2007, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, par. 1
  S.I. No. 118 of 2007, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 591 of 2006, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I & V
  S.I. No. 560 of 2006, art. 3 & schedule, s. 3
  S.I. No. 559 of 2006, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I(a)
  S.I. No. 516 of 2006, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I(a)
  S.I. No. 514 of 2006, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, s. I
  S.I. No. 513 of 2006, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II
  S.I. No. 251 of 2006, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I & V
  S.I. No. 249 of 2006, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 24 of 2006, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, par. I
  S.I. No. 609 of 2005, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II
  S.I. No. 608 of 2005, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. 1(a)
  S.I. No. 606 of 2005, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, s. 1
  S.I. No. 567 of 2005, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I & V
  S.I. No. 375 of 2005, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, par. 1
  S.I. No. 214 of 2005, art 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 195 of 2005, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I(a)
  S.I. No. 194 of 2005, art. 3 & schedule, s. 3
  S.I. No. 684 of 2004, art 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 682 of 2004, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, s. 1
  S.I. No. 681 of 2004, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II
  S.I. No. 552 of 2004, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I(a)
  S.I. No. 522 of 2004, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. 1
  S.I. No. 88 of 2004, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I & V
  S.I. No. 33 of 2004, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II(1)
  S.I. No. 543 of 2003, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 355 of 2003, art. 3 & schedule, s. 3
  S.I. No. 282 of 2003, art. 3 & schedule, pt II, s. I(a)
  S.I. No. 225 of 2003, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I(a)
  S.I. No. 223 of 2003, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, s. 1
  S.I. No. 222 of 2003, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II
  S.I. No. 185 of 2003, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, par. 1
  S.I. No. 154 of 2003, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 548 of 2002, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I & V
  S.I. No. 375 of 2002, art. 3 & schedule, s. 3
  S.I. No. 353 of 2002, art. 3 & schedule, s. 3
  S.I. No. 209 of 2002, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I(a)
  S.I. No. 203 of 2002, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 201 of 2002, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, s. 1
  S.I. No. 200 of 2002, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II
  S.I. No. 136 of 2002, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, par. 1
  S.I. No. 88 of 2002, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 299 of 2001, art. 3 & schedule, s. 3
  S.I. No. 260 of 2001, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, s. 1
  S.I. No. 259 of 2001, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II
  S.I. No. 258 of 2001, art. 3 & schedule, pt II, s. I(a)
  S.I. No. 208 of 2001, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I & V
  S.I. No. 123 of 2001, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II(1)
  S.I. No. 122 of 2001, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 10 of 2001, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I(a)
  S.I. No. 275 of 2000, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, s. 1
  S.I. No. 274 of 2000, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. 1(a)
  S.I. No. 259 of 2000, art. 3 & schedule, s. 3
  S.I. No. 236 of 2000, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II(1)
  S.I. No. 205 of 2000, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 193 of 2000, art. 3 & schedule, pt. II, s. I
  S.I. No. 51 of 2000, art. 3 & schedule, pt. III, ss. I & V
  S.I. No. 43 of 2000, art. 3 & schedule, s. 3
Min. may refuse permit for offence under 16/2006, s. 12(1)(c) and sch.1, s. 41(4)
Saving for. 20/1997, ss. 1 (2), 36 (2)
S. 1 EAT construed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 66(2), (3)
S. 1(1) am. 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(8), sch. 2 pt. 6
  11/2013, ss. 1(2), 72(1), sch. 6, item 20
  22/2000, ss. 1 (2) (3), 31
S. 3 application restricted S.I. No. 392 of 2022, reg. 12(1)
  S.I. No. 179 of 2020, reg. 5
  S.I. No. 2 of 1997, reg. 2
Ss. 3, 5, 6(1)(a), applic. mod. S. I. No. 2 of 1997, reg. 2
S. 5 application restricted S.I. No. 2 of 1997, reg. 2
S. 6 application restricted S.I. No. 179 of 2020, reg. 5
S. 6(1)(a) application restricted S.I. No. 250 of 2021, reg. 3
  S.I. No. 2 of 1997, reg. 2
S. 6(1)(a), (b), applic. mod. S. I. No. 1 of 1997, reg. 2
S. 6(1)(a), (b), applic. rstrct. S.I. No. 357 of 2014, regs. 3, 4
S. 6(1)(a)(b) application modified S.I. No. 1 of 1997, reg. 2
S. 6(1)(b) application restricted S.I. No. 392 of 2022, reg. 12
  S.I. No. 179 of 2020, reg. 7(5)
S. 6(1)(b)(i) application restricted  S.I. No. 532 of 2003, reg. 6A(1) as inserted by S.I. No. 245 of 2014, reg. 2(e), subject to para. (2)
S. 7 application restricted S.I. No. 392 of 2022, reg. 12
S. 7-9 application restricted S.I. No. 179 of 2020, regs. 5, 7(5)
S. 8 application restricted S.I. No. 392 of 2022, reg. 12
S. 8(1) code of practice prescribed S.I. No. 350 of 2001, reg. 3(b) & schedule
  S.I. No. 351 of 2001, reg. 3
S. 9 application restricted S.I. No. 179 of 2020, reg. 5
S. 11 application restricted S.I. No. 2 of 1997, reg. 2
S. 11, applic. mod. S. I. No. 2 of 1997, reg. 2
S. 12(1) form of abstract prescribed S.I. No. 3 of 1997, reg. 2, schedule
S. 13 redress provisions specified 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 41(1), sch. 5 part 1 item 5 and s. 44, sch. 6 part 1 item 8, sch. 6 part 2 item 8
S. 15, employer obligation under mod. 20/1997, ss. 1 (2), 36 (3)
S. 17 redress provisions specified 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 41(1), sch. 5 part 1 item 5 and s. 44, sch. 6 part 1 item 8, sch. 6 part 2 item 8
S. 18 substituted 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(1), (3) sch. 7 pt. 1 item 8
S. 19 substituted 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 52(1), (3) sch. 7 pt. 1 item 8
Ss. 20-22 repealed 16/2015, ss. 1(2), 8(1), (2), (7), sch. 2 pt. 1 item 9
S. 22(2) (a) (b) am. 20/1997, ss. 1 (2), 36 (4)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 8(1) Protection of Young Persons (Employment) (Exclusion of Workers in the Fishing and Shipping Sectors) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 250 of 2021)
  Protection of Young Persons (Employment)(Exclusion of Workers in the Fishing and Shipping Sectors) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 357 of 2014)
  Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act, 1996 (Bar Apprentices) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 351 of 2001)
  Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act, 1996 (Employment in Licensed Premises) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 350 of 2001)
  Protection of Young Persons (Employment) (Exclusion of Workers in the Fishing or Shipping Sectors) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 1 of 1997)
S. 9 Protection of Young Persons (Employment of Close Relatives) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 2 of 1997)
S. 12(1) Protection of Young Persons (Employment) (Prescribed Abstract) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 3 of 1997)
S. 28(1) Protection of Young Persons (Employment) (Prescribed Abstract) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 3 of 1997)
  Protection of Young Persons (Employment of Close Relatives) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 2 of 1997)