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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Employee involvement

    1. 3.Employee involvement

  4. Unfair dismissal

    1. 4.Compensation for certain dismissals

    2. 5.Meaning of unfair dismissal

    3. 6.Basic award

    4. 7.New special award

    5. 8.Reduction of compensation: matters to be disregarded

    6. 9.Awards against third parties

    7. 10.Interim relief

  5. Action short of dismissal

    1. 11.Action relating to trade union membership

    2. 12.Awards against third parties

  6. Union membership or recognition requirements in contracts

    1. 13.Prohibition on union membership requirements

    2. 14.Prohibition on union recognition requirements

    3. 15.Pressure to impose union membership or recognition requirements

  7. Proceedings involving trade unions and employers' associations

    1. 16.Capacity of trade unions and unincorporated employers' associations to sue and be sued

    2. 17.Actions in tort against trade unions

    3. 18.Limit on damages awarded against trade unions in actions in tort

    4. 19.Recovery of sums awarded in proceedings involving trade unions and employers' associations

  8. Trade disputes

    1. 20.Meaning of “trade dispute”

    2. 21.Repeal of Article 64(2) of the No. 1 Order

  9. Periods of continuous employment

    1. 22.Computation of period of continuous employment

    2. 23.Change of basis of computation of period of continuous employment

  10. General functions of Department as to employment and training for employment

    1. 24.General functions of Department as to employment and training for employment

  11. Amendments and repeals

    1. 25.Amendments and repeals

  12. Signature


    1. Schedule 1

      Compensation for Certain Dismissals.

    2. Schedule 2

      Change of Basis of Computation of Period of Continuous Employment.

    3. Schedule 3

      Minor and Consequential Amendments.

    4. Schedule 4


  14. Explanatory Note

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