Conditions of Employment (Polypropylene Tape Industry) (Exclusion) Regulations, 1972.

 
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S.I. No. 63 of 1972.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (POLYPROPYLENE TAPE INDUSTRY) (EXCLUSION) REGULATIONS, 1972.

I, JOSEPH BRENNAN, Minister for Labour, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 29 and 52 of the Conditions of Employment Act, 1936 (No. 2 of 1936), and the Labour (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order, 1966 ( S.I. No. 164 of 1966 ), and after consultation with representatives of employers interested in the form of industrial work specified in these regulations and with representatives of workers so interested, hereby make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Conditions of Employment (Polypropylene Tape Industry) (Exclusion) Regulations, 1972.

2. The Interpretation Act, 1937 (No. 38 of 1937), applies to these Regulations.

3. The following form of industrial work, namely, the extrusion and weaving of Polypropylene Tape as carried on at the premises of J. & L. F. Goodbody Ltd., Clara, in the county of Offaly, is hereby declared to be excluded industrial work for the purpose of section 34 of the Conditions of Employment Act, 1936 (No. 2 of 1936).

4. The following provisions shall have effect in relation to the hours of work worked by workers employed to do the industrial work specified in these Regulations :

(a) no shift shall be longer than 12 hours in duration;

(b) no such worker shall work on two consecutive shifts;

(c) no such worker shall work on any shift unless at least eight hours have elapsed since he last worked a shift;

(d) no such worker shall work for so many hours in any week that the average number of hours per week worked by him in any three consectuive weeks would exceed forty-eight;

(e) no such worker shall be permitted to work on such shift work in such a manner as to contravene any conditions including conditions with regard to the time and duration of rest periods contained in the licence under section 37 of the said Act...

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