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The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1990


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Exemption for discrimination under certain provisions concerned with the protection of women at work

6.—(1) Without prejudice to the operation of Article 52 of the 1976 Order (as substituted by Article 5(3)), nothing in—

(a)Part III of that Order;

(b)Part IV of that Order so far as it applies to vocational training; or

(c)Part V of that Order so far as it has effect in relation to the provisions mentioned in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b),

shall render unlawful any act done by a person in relation to a woman if it was necessary for that person to do that act in order to comply with any requirement of any of the provisions specified in Schedule 1 (which are concerned with the protection of women at work).

(2) Each of the last two entries in that Schedule shall be construed as including a reference to any provision or provisions for the time being having effect in place of the provision or provisions specified in that entry.

(3) In this Article “woman” means a female person of any age.

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