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Section 2 of the Equal Pay Act (Northern Ireland) 1970 (c. 32) (equality clauses)
Article 63 of the Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (NI 15) (discrimination in the employment field)
Article 52 of the Race Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (NI 6) (discrimination in the employment field)
Paragraph 156 of Schedule 1A to the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (NI 12) (detriment in relation to union recognition rights)
Section 17A of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50) (discrimination in the employment field)
Article 55 of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (NI 16) (unauthorised deductions and payments)
Article 71 of that Order (detriment in employment)
Article 74 of that Order (detriment in relation to union membership and activities)
Article 77A of that Order (inducements relating to union membership or activities)
Article 77B of that Order (inducements relating to collective bargaining)
Article 145 of that Order (unfair dismissal)
Article 198 of that Order (redundancy payments)
Section 24 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (c. 39) (detriment in relation to national minimum wage)
The Industrial Tribunals Extension of Jurisdiction Order (Northern Ireland) 1994 (SR 1994/308) (breach of employment contract and termination)
Regulation 30 of the Working Time Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998 (SR 1998/386) (breach of regulations)
Regulation 32 of the Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/3323) (detriment relating to European Works Councils)
Regulation 34 of the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (SR 2003/497) (discrimination in the employment field)
Regulation 45 of the European Public Limited-Liability Company Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 (SR 2004/417) (detriment in employment)
Regulation 33 of the Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 (SR 2005/47) (detriment in employment)
Paragraph 8 of the Schedule to the Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Consultation by Employers and Miscellaneous Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (SR 2006/48) (detriment in employment)
Regulation 41 of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (SR 2006/261) (discrimination in the employment field)
Regulation 34 of the European Cooperative Society (Involvement of Employees) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/2059) (detriment in relation to involvement in a European Cooperative Society)
Regulation 17 of the Cross-border Railway Services (Working Time) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 (SR 2008/315) (breach of regulations).”.
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