S.I. No. 15 of 2018

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(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)


The purpose of these Regulations is to transpose Directive (EU) 2015/1794 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 October 2015 (Seafarers Directive) into Irish Law by removing the exclusion of Seafarers in the Protection of Employment Act 1977 and the European Communities (Protection of Employees on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003.


The Regulations also clarify the position of seafarers in relation to certain aspects of the Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Act 1996 and the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations.


European Communities (Seafarers) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 15 of 2018)

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