S.I. No. 129/2013 - Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (Section 33) (Appointment Day) Order 2013.

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S.I. No. 129/2013 - Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (Section 33) (Appointment Day) Order 2013.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 19th April, 2013.
I, JOAN BURTON, Minister for Social Protection, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 33 (13) of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010), hereby order as follows:
1. This Order may be cited as the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (Section 33) (Appointment Day) Order 2013.
2. The 22nd day of April 2013 is appointed as the appointment day for the purposes of section 33 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 (No. 37 of 2010) in so far as it relates to the employees of An Foras designated, in accordance with section 33 (1) of that Act, in the designation in writing of the 16th day of April 2013.
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
16 April 2013.
JOAN BURTON,
Minister for Social Protection.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
Part 3 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2010 makes provision for the transfer of administrative responsibility for the employment and community services of An Foras Áiseanna Saothair (FÁS) to the Department of Social Protection. As part of this process, a number of Orders were made in December 2011 which provided for the transfer of relevant FÁS staff and premises to the Department of Social Protection, with effect from 1 January 2012.
This Order provides for the completion of the transfer process, by transferring a number of further FÁS employees to the Department of Social Protection, with effect from 22nd April 2013.

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