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The Industrial Training(Northern Ireland) Order 1990


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Winding up of Northern Ireland Training Authority

3.—(1) The following provisions of the 1984 Order (which confer functions on the Northern Ireland Training Authority) shall cease to have effect, namely—

(a)Article 4 (review by Authority of training needs of industry);

(b)Article 5 (encouragement by Authority of provision of training);

(c)Article 6 (duty of Authority to develop and promote certain training);

(d)Article 7 (provision by Authority of advice and courses, etc.);

(e)Article 8 (duty of Authority to provide services to industrial training boards);

(f)Article 9 (co-operation by Authority with public sector);

(g)Article 10 (power to give directions to Authority);

(h)Article 11 (financial provisions relating to Authority).

(2) On the appointed day all assets and liabilities to which the Northern Ireland Training Authority is entitled or subject immediately before that day shall be transferred to the Department; and, accordingly, as from that day, by virtue of this Order and without any further conveyance, transfer or assignment, those assets shall vest in, and those liabilities shall become liabilities of, the Department.

(3) On the appointed day there shall be transferred to the employment of the Department all persons who immediately before that day were employed by the Northern Ireland Training Authority.

(4) A person transferred under paragraph (3) shall not be taken to have been dismissed from his employment by the Northern Ireland Training Authority by reason of redundancy and, for the purposes of the Contracts of Employment and Redundancy Payments Act (Northern Ireland) 1965(1) and the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Orders 1976 to 1987, his period of employment by the Authority shall count as a period of employment by the Department.

(5) A person transferred under paragraph (3) shall be exempt from the requirement in Article 4(1) of the Civil Service (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (certificate of qualification to be issued before appointment to civil service).

(6) References in paragraphs (3) and (4) to employment by the Department are references to employment in the civil service of Northern Ireland under or for the purposes of the Department.

(7) Schedule 1 shall have effect in relation to the winding up of the Northern Ireland Training Authority.

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