Employment Regulation Order (Law Clerks Joint Labour Committee) (No. 2), 2003

statutoryInstrumentNumber543/2003

WHEREAS the Labour Court (hereinafter called “the Court”), pursuant to the provisions of the Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 - 2001, made an Employment Regulation Order (Law Clerks Joint Labour Committee), 2003 dated 23rd April, 2003 ( S.I. No. 154 of 2003 ) (hereinafter called “the said Order”) fixing the statutory minimum rates of remuneration and regulating the statutory conditions of employment of workers in relation to whom the Law Clerks Joint Labour Committee (hereinafter called “the Committee”) operates;

AND WHEREAS the Committee has submitted to the Court a proposal for revoking the said Order;

AND WHEREAS the Committee has also submitted to the Court the proposals set out in the Schedule hereto for fixing the statutory minimum rates of remuneration and regulating the statutory conditions of employment of workers in relation to whom the Committee operates;

AND WHEREAS the provisions of Section 48 of the Industrial Relations Act, 1990 have been complied with;

NOW, THEREFORE, the Court, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Section 43 (4) of the Industrial Relations Act, 1946 , and by Section 48 (4) of the Industrial Relations Act, 1990 hereby Orders as follows:-

(1) This Order may be cited as the Employment Regulation Order (Law Clerks Joint Labour Committee) (No. 2), 2003.

(2) Effect is hereby given to the proposals set out in the Schedule hereto.

(3) The provisions set out in the Schedule hereto shall have effect as from 21st November, 2003 and as from that date the said Order shall be revoked.

Published by the Stationery Office, Dublin.

NOTE: Enquiries should be directed to the Secretary, Joint Labour Committees, The Labour Court, Tom Johnson House, Haddington Road Dublin 4 (Telephone 01-6136666 Extension Nos. 6639, 6640, 6641 and 6642. “Lo-Call” number (if calling from outside (01) area) 1890 220 228).

SCHEDULE

PART I

STATUTORY MINIMUM REMUNERATION

FOR WORKERS EMPLOYED IN ALL AREAS

From 21st November 2003

From 21st May 2004

Per Week

Per Week

SECTION I

MANAGING CLERK A Managing Clerk is a legal assistant (not being a Solicitor) who is fully experienced in all branches of a Solicitor's work conducted in the office in which he/she is employed and who is able to, and habitually does, conduct legal cases including the interviewing of clients, in that office, without constant supervision.

417.70

426.05

SECTION II

CONVEYANCING CLERK/COST CLERK

1st year of employment

347.69

354.64

2nd year of employment

361.71

368.94

3rd year of employment & above

371.03

378.45

A Conveyancing Clerk is a person who is wholly or mainly engaged in title work in all its branches, including the preparing of contracts, investigation of title, drawing and completion of conveyances, mortgages and other deeds.

A Cost Clerk is a is wholly or mainly engaged in the drawing and taxation of his employer's costs, and who is not remunerated on a commission basis by his/her employer.

SECTION III

GENERAL LAW CLERK 17 YEARS OF AGE AND OVER

First six months of employment

270.80

276.22

Second six months of employment

270.80

276.22

2nd year of employment

270.80

276.22

3rd year of employment

270.80

276.22

4th year of employment

270.80

276.22

5th year of employment

283.33

289.00

6th year of employment

293.44

299.31

7th year of employment

304.09

310.17

8th year of employment

320.92

327.34

9th year of employment

334.22

340.90

10th year of employment & above

347.69

354.64

A GENERAL LAW CLERK is a person other than a managing clerk, a conveyancing clerk, a cost clerk, a shorthand typist or a typist but who may be a court clerk or a book-keeper and who is wholly or mainly engaged on clerical or book-keeping duties.

SECTION IV

SHORTHAND TYPIST/TYPIST

First six months of employment

270.80

276.22

Second six months of employment

270.80

276.22

2nd year of employment

270.80

276.22

3rd year of employment

270.80

276.22

4th year of employment

270.80

276.22

5th year of employment

276.68

282.21

6th year of employment

286.69

292.42

7th year of employment

296.88

302.82

8th year of employment

307.94

314.10

9th year of employment& above

320.92

327.34

A Shorthand Typist or Typist is a person who is wholly or mainly employed on one or more of the following duties, viz: shorthand, typing, dictaphone, reception, copying, scrivenery, filing, post work, despatch and telephone operation.

Where a Shorthand Typist/Typist has been trained and is performing duties appropriate to a law clerk, such person shall be paid the rate appropriate to a law clerk.

SECTION V

MESSENGER

1st year of employment

270.80

276.22

2nd year of employment

270.80

276.22

3rd year of employment

270...

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