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The Wages (Northern Ireland) Order 1988

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II PROTECTION OF WORKERS IN RELATION TO THE PAYMENT OF WAGES

    1. 3.General restrictions on deductions made, or payments received, by employers

    2. 4.Deductions from wages of workers in retail employment on account of cash shortages, etc.

    3. 5.Payments by workers in retail employment on account of cash shortages, etc.

    4. 6.Provisions supplementary to Articles 4 and 5

    5. 7.Complaints to industrial tribunals in respect of unauthorised deductions, etc.

    6. 8.Supplementary provisions relating to complaints

    7. 9.Meaning of “wages”

    8. 10.General interpretation of part II

    9. 11.Crown employment

    10. 12.Repeal of Truck Acts (Northern Ireland) 1831 to 1940, etc.

  4. PART III WAGES COUNCILS

    1. Scope of operation of wages councils

      1. 13.Continued existence of wages councils after repeal of Wages Councils (Northern Ireland) Order 1982

      2. 14.Abolition, or variation of scope of operation, of wages councils

    2. Wages orders

      1. 15.Wages orders

      2. 16.Application of wages orders to piece workers

      3. 17.Effect and enforcement of wages orders

      4. 18.Computation of remuneration

      5. 19.Apportionment of remuneration

    3. Enforcement

      1. 20.Obligation to keep records, etc.

      2. 21.Officers

      3. 22.Offences in connection with enforcement of part III

    4. Miscellaneous and supplemental

      1. 23.Application of part III to superior employers: liability of employers and others in respect of offences

      2. 24.Regulations and orders made by Department under part III

      3. 25.Interpretation of part III

  5. PART IV GENERAL

    1. 26.Excluded employments

    2. 27.Amendments, repeals, transitional provisions and savings

  6. Signature

  7. SCHEDULES:

    1. Schedule 1

      Statutory provisions repealed by Article 12.

    2. Schedule 2

      Constitution, etc. of wages councils.

    3. Schedule 3

      Wages orders: supplementary provisions.

    4. Schedule 4

      Minor and consequential amendments.

    5. Schedule 5

      Repeals.

    6. Schedule 6

      Transitional provisions and savings.

  8. Explanatory Note

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