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The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1981

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6.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Department may make regulations to secure the proper conduct of employment agencies and employment businesses and to protect the interests of persons availing themselves of the services of such agencies and businesses, and such regulations may in particular make provision—

(a)requiring persons carrying on such agencies and businesses to keep records;

(b)prescribing the form of such records and the entries to be made in them;

(c)requiring persons carrying on such agencies and businesses to make such returns of information to the Department at such times and in such manner as may be prescribed;

(d)prescribing qualifications appropriate for persons carrying on such agencies and businesses;

(e)regulating advertising by persons carrying on such agencies and businesses;

(f)safeguarding clients' money deposited with or otherwise received by persons carrying on such agencies and businesses;

[F1(g)restricting the services which may be provided by persons carrying on such agencies and businesses;

(h)regulating the way in which and the terms on which services may be provided by persons carrying on such agencies and businesses;

(j)restricting or regulating the charging of fees by persons carrying on such agencies and businesses.]

[F2(1A) A reference in paragraph (1)(g) and (h) to services includes a reference to services in respect of —

(a)persons seeking employment outside the United Kingdom;

(b)persons normally resident outside the United Kingdom seeking employment in the United Kingdom.]

Para. (2) rep by 1999 NI 9

(3) Any person who contravenes any regulation made under this Article shall be guilty of an offence and liable

[F3(a)on conviction on indictment, to a fine;

(b)on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum.]

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