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  1. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (No. 11 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-05 | IRL-2015-L-101380

    An Act to enable an education provider to describe itself in certain circumstances as a university; to amend the Universities Act 1997 ; to amend the Education Act 1998 ; to amend the Student Support Act 2011 and to provide for related matters.

  2. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Further Education and Training Act 2013 (Act No. 25 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-07-10 | IRL-2013-L-95392

    Establishes a body to be called An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh Agus Scileanna and sets out its functions, set up and composition. Dissolves the An Foras Áiseanna Saothair.

  3. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (Act No. 11 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-08 | IRL-2013-L-95359

    An act to provide for the better coordination and delivery of education and training, and, for that purpose to provide for the establishment of bodies to be known as Education and Training Boards; to provide for the dissolution of Vocational Education Committees; to provide for the transfer of assets, liabilities and staff of vocational education committees to education and training boards; to provide for the repeal of the Vocational Education Acts 1930 to 2006, the amendment of the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977, the National Development Finance Agency Act 2002 and the Education Act 1998, the revocation of certain statutory instruments and the consequential amendment of certain other enactments; and to provide for related matters.

  4. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Act No. 28 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-22 | IRL-2012-L-95354

    An Act to provide for the establishment of a body known in the Irish language as údarás na héireann um cháilíochtaí agus dearbhú cáilíochta or in the English language the Qualifications And Quality Assurance Authority of Ireland; to define its functions; to provide for the dissolution of the National Qualifications Authority Of Ireland, the Higher Education And Training Awards Council and the Further Education And Training Awards Council; to repeal the Qualifications (Education And Training) Act 1999; to amend the Higher Education Authority Act 1971, the Regional Technical Colleges Act 1992, the Freedom Of Information Act 1997, the Universities Act 1997 and certain other Acts; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  5. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Education (Amendment) Act 2012 (Act No. 14 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-23 | IRL-2012-L-95347

    An Act to amend the Education Act 1998; to amend The Teaching Council Act 2001; to repeal the Scientific and Technological Education (Investment) Fund Act 1997 and the Scientific And Technological Education (Investment) Fund (Amendment) Act 1998; and to provide for related matters.

  6. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Student Support Act 2011 (No. 4 of 2011). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2011-02-02 | IRL-2011-L-89922

    An Act to provide for the making of grants in certain cases by awarding authorities to enable persons to attend certain courses of higher or further education, to establish an appeals board to be known as an bord achomhairc i leith deontas mac léinn or, in the English language, the student grants appeals board, to repeal the local authorities (higher education grants) acts 1968 to 1992 and to provide for related matters.

  7. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act, 2004 (No. 30 of 2004). - Act No. 30 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-07-19 | IRL-2004-L-68481

    Makes provision for education for persons with special educational needs. Education of such persons shall, whenever possible, take place in an inclusive environment with those who do not have such needs. Also establishes that persons with special educational needs shall have the same right to avail of, and benefit from, appropriate education as do their peers who do not have such needs to leave school with skills necessary to participate in an inclusive way in social and economic activities. Also provides for establishment of National Council for Special Education.

  8. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Vocational Education (Grants for Annual Schemes of Committee) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No. 279 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-05-30 | IRL-2001-R-60654

    Governs payment of additional, supplemental and special grants to Vocational Education Committees in the financial year commencing on 1 January 2000.

  9. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    National Training Fund Act, 2000 (No. 41 of 2000). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-12-20 | IRL-2000-L-58402

    Provides for the imposition of a levy on employers, in respect of certain employees, to be known as the National Training Fund Levy, which is to be used to raise skills amongst those in, or seeking, employment. Also makes provision for the establishment and administration of a Fund in respect of that levy. Finally, repeals the Industrial Training (Apprenticeship Levy) Act, 1994, and certain sections of the Industrial Training Act, 1967.

  10. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Education (Welfare) Act, 2000 (No. 22 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-07-05 | IRL-2000-L-57297

    Provides for the entitlement of every child in the state to a certain minimum education. Regulates registration of children receiving education in places other than recognised schools, compulsory attendance of certain children at recognised schools, the establishment of a National Educational Welfare Board, and several related matters.

  11. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment Equality Act, 1998 (Section 12) (Church of Ireland College of Education) Order, 2000 (S.I. No. 216 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-06-30 | IRL-2000-R-57294

    Establishes that the Church of Ireland College of Education may reserve 32 places in its vocational education courses leading to the degree of Bachelor of Education of the University of Dublin.

  12. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Vocational Education (Grants for Annual Schemes of Committees) Regulations, 1999 (No. 172 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-06-27 | IRL-2000-R-57292

    Governs the payment of additional, supplemental and special grants to Vocational Education Committees in the financial year commencing on 1 January 1999.

  13. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Minimum Wage Act, 2000 (Prescribed Courses of Study or Training) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No. 99 of 2000). - S.I. No. 99 of 2000

    Adoption: 2000-04-04 | IRL-2000-R-68178

    Presribes criteria course of study or training must satisfy in order that employee undergoing such course and who is aged 18 or over shall be paid in accordance with section 16(1) of National Minimum Wage Act 2000.

  14. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Regional Technical Colleges (Amendment) Act, 1999 (No. 20 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-07-06 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-06 | IRL-1999-L-55772

    Provides for the establishment of the Institute of Technology, amends the Vocational Education Act of 1930 in relation to the composition of certain vocational education committees, and provides for related matters.

  15. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Education Act, 1998 (No. 51 of 1998). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-12-23 | IRL-1998-L-53835

    Provides for primary, secondary, adult and vocational education and education for persons with disabilities.

  16. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Welfare (Consolidated Payments Provisions) (Amendment) (Educational Opportunities) Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 54 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-02-03 | IRL-1998-R-54128

    Provides for amendments to the Educational Opportunities Schemes. Requires claimants to be 21 years of age and in receipt of unemployment benefit for at least six months to qualify for Educational Opportunities benefits. Also extends such benefits to courses of training and development.

  17. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Services Act Apprenticeship Rules 1997 (S.I. No. 168 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-04-22 | IRL-1997-R-46840

    Provides comprehensive regulations governing apprentices. Minimum age for apprentices is set at 16 years of age. Sets forth minimum requirements for entry into an apprenticeship and the form of apprenticeship contracts. Prohibits an employer from accepting any premium or other remunertation for hiring an apprentice.

  18. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    European Communities (Second General System for the Recognition of Professional Education and Training) Regulations, 1996 (S.I. No. 135 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-05-21 | Date of entry into force: 1996-05-21 | IRL-1996-R-44055

    Gives effect to Council Directive No. 92/51/EEC of 18 June 1992, introducing a second general system for the recognition of professional education and training degrees and certificates to supplement Directive 89/48/EEC.

  19. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Services Act Apprenticeship Rules 1995 (S.I. No. 198 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-07-24 | Date of entry into force: 1995-08-01 | IRL-1995-R-41567

    Issued by the An Foras Aiseanna Saothair (The Training and Employment Authority) to provide standards for an apprenticeship system.

  20. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Solicitors Acts, 1954 to 1994 (Apprenticeship and Education) (Amendment) Regulations, 1995 (S.I. No. 102 of 1995)

    Adoption: 1995-04-12 | Date of entry into force: 1995-05-01 | IRL-1995-R-40729

    Provides for the term of service under indentures of apprenticeship of persons or specified categories of persons seeking to be admitted as solicitors. Amends the Solicitors Acts 1954 and 1960 (Apprenticeship and Education) Regulations 1991, with regard to the requirements for becoming bound by indentures of apprenticeship, the required courses of education or training or both and the required examinations for persons seeking to be admitted as solicitors.

  21. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Vocational Education (Grants for Annual Schemes of Committees) Regulations, 1994 (S.I. No. 464 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-12-31 | IRL-1994-R-39363

    Governs the payment of additional and supplemental and special grants to Vocational Education Committees in the financial year commencing on 1 January 1994. Made under the Vocational Education Act, 1930 (No. 29 of 1930).

  22. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Services Act 1987 - Apprenticeship Rules 1994 (S.I. No. 228 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-07-20 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-01 | IRL-1994-R-37990

    Provides for a single standards based apprenticeship system leading to craft worker status for a number of specified crafts. Sets sixteen years as the minimum age for entry to apprenticeship, and establishes minimum requirements for such entry. Prohibits employers from seeking premiums or other consideration for engaging apprentices. Outlines the basic training to be given, and the conditions under which apprentices may be dismissed.

  23. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Training (Apprenticeship Levy) Act, 1994 (Commencement) Order, 1994 (S.I. No. 61 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-03-25 | IRL-1994-R-36583

    Fixes 25 March 1994 to be the day on which the Industrial Training (Apprenticeship Levy) Act, 1994 shall come into operation.

  24. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Industrial Training (Apprenticeship Levy) Act, 1994 (No. 3 of 1994) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-03-24 | IRL-1994-L-36585

    Provides for a levy imposed on employers to fund a new apprenticeship scheme and for the making of regulations relating to the manner of recruitment of apprentices.

  25. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Vocational Education (Grants for Annual Schemes of Committees) Regulations, 1993 (S.I. No. 418 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-12-31 | IRL-1993-R-42609

    Governs the payment of additional, supplemental and special grants to Vocational Education Committees in the financial year commencing 1 January 1993. Made under Vocational Education Act 1930.

  26. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Solicitors Acts, 1954 and 1960 (Apprenticeship and Education) (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 320 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-11-03 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-01 | IRL-1993-R-35134

  27. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Services Act Apprenticeship Rules 1993 (S.I. No. 236 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-08-16 | Date of entry into force: 1993-09-01 | IRL-1993-R-34166

    Provides for a single standards based apprenticeship system, leading to craft worker status.

  28. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Regional Technical Colleges Act, 1992 (No. 16 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-07-19 | IRL-1992-L-30396

    This Act provides for the organisation and development of regional technical and other colleges and defines their functions.

  29. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Labour Services Act 1987 (No. 15 of 1987). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1987-07-18 | IRL-1987-L-3817

    An Act to make further provision in relation to the provision of training and retraining for employment, the provision of work experience and the establishment of employment schemes and job placement services, etc. For those purposes, the Act provides for the establishment of a body to be known as An Foras Aiseanna Saothair, which is to take over the functions of the An Chomhairle Oiliúna, the Youth Employment Agency and the National Manpower Service of the Minister for Labour. Of the 16 members of the An Foras, who are to be appointed by the Minister, four shall be trade union members, four shall be employers' members and one shall be a youth member. The Act also contains various administrative provisions.

  30. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Certification and Watchkeeping) Regulations 1984. Statutory Instruments No. 187.

    Adoption: 1984-07-19 | IRL-1984-R-2731

    The regulations give effect in part to the International Convention on Standards of training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers 1978. They deal with, inter alia, certification of officers and inspection.

  31. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Industrial Training Act 1967 (No. 5/1967). - Legislation on-line as Revised

    Adoption: 1967-03-07 | IRL-1967-L-110578

    An Act to make better provision for industrial and commercial training and for that purpose to establish a body to be known as an chomhairle oiliúna and to define its powers and duties, to provide for the imposition by an chomhairle oiliúna of levies for the promotion of industrial and commercial training, to repeal the Apprenticeship Act, 1959 , and to provide for other matters connected with the matters aforesaid.

  32. Ireland - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Apprenticeship Act, 1959 (No. 39 of 1959). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1959-12-15 | IRL-1959-L-98380

    An Act to make better provision for the regulation of apprenticeship in certain trades and for that purpose to establish a body to be known as an Cheard-Chomhairle and to define its power and duties. The repeal the Apprenticeship Act, 1931 and to provide for other matters connected with the matters aforesaid.


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