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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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2.  In section 8(3) (service of documents on trade unions not registered in Northern Ireland) for the words from “Any process” to the end there shall be substituted—

(3A) Any process or notice required to be served on a trade union to which subsection (3) applies shall be sufficiently served if—

(a)it is addressed to any person whose name has been furnished to the Registrar of Friendly Societies under that subsection and left at, or sent by post to, the address which has been so furnished; or


(i)any such trade union makes default in furnishing to the Registrar of Friendly Societies the name and address of a person resident in Northern Ireland who is authorised to accept on behalf to the trade union service of process or notices; or

(ii)at any time all the persons whose names and addresses have been so furnished are dead, or have ceased to so reside, or refuse to accept service on the trade union’s behalf, or for any reason cannot be served, it is left at, or sent by post to, any place where the business of the trade union is carried on in Northern Ireland..

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