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The Education (Academic Tenure)(Northern Ireland) Order 1988


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2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(1) shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(2) In this Order—

“the Commissioners” means the University Commissioners for Northern Ireland;

“contract of employment” means a contract of service, whether it is express or implied and (if it is express) whether it is oral or in writing, and “employed” means employed under a contract of employment;

“the Department” means the Department of Education;

“modifications” includes additions, alterations and omissions;

“qualifying institution” has the meaning assigned to it by Article 3(3);

“statutes”, in relation to a qualifying institution, includes any regulations, ordinances or other instruments which, in the opinion of the Commissioners, serve as statutes for the purposes of that institution and are designated as such by the Commissioners.

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