- Draft legislation
This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Northern Ireland Statutory Rule: Fair Employment (Monitoring) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002 No. 244
Draft Regulations laid before the Assembly under Article 104(1) of the Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 for approval
Draft Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
Coming into operation
1st January 2004
The Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by Articles 52(2) to (4), 53 and 54 of the Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998(1) and now vested in it(2) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, after consultation with the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, hereby makes the following Regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Fair Employment (Monitoring) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002 and shall come into operation on 1st January 2004.
2. For paragraph 1(g) of Schedule 1 to the Fair Employment (Monitoring) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999(3) there shall be substituted—
“(g)the number of male employees and the number of female employees whom the employer has treated as Protestant under and in accordance with these Regulations and whose employment is classified under each of the following major groups of the Standard Occupational Classification published from time to time by the Office for National Statistics that is to say—
Managers and Senior Officials,
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations,
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations,
Skilled Trades Occupations,
Personal Service Occupations,
Sales and Customer Service Occupations,
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives,
Sealed with the Official Seal of the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister on 2002.
Deputy First Minister
(This note is not part of the Regulations.)
These Regulations amend the provisions of the Fair Employment (Monitoring) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 (“the principal Regulations”) which inter alia require employers to provide certain information about the composition of their workforce in monitoring returns.
Regulation 2 substitutes a new sub-paragraph (g) for the existing one in paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the principal Regulations. The effect is to revise the titles of the major groups of the Standard Occupational Classification in line with those published by the Office for National Statistics on 6th June 2000.
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