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


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Exemption for discrimination in connection with certain educational appointments

7.—(1) Nothing in Parts III to V of the 1976 Order shall render unlawful any act done by a person in connection with the employment of another person as the principal of any educational establishment if it was necessary for that person to do that act in order to comply with any requirement of any instrument relating to the establishment that its principal should be a member of a particular religious order.

(2) The Department may by order provide that paragraph (1) shall not have effect in relation to—

(a)any educational establishment specified in the order; or

(b)any class or description of educational establishments so specified.

(3) In this Article “educational establishment” means—

(a)any school within the meaning of the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(1);

(b)any institution providing further education within the meaning of that Order.

(4) Nothing in this Article shall be construed as prejudicing the operation of Article 21 of the 1976 Order (exemption for discrimination in relation to employment of ministers of religion).

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