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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992


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Notification of procedural agreements

85.—(1) The Agency may request an employer to submit to it copies, or particulars, of procedural agreements to which he is a party and may receive and record such procedural agreements or particulars thereof.

(2) The Agency, after examining any procedural agreement or the particulars of any procedural agreement submitted to it under paragraph (1) may make such inquiries and seek such further information concerning that procedural agreement as the Agency thinks fit.

(3) In this Article “procedural agreement” means so much of a collective agreement as provides for procedures for the conduct of relations between workers or their representatives and employers and includes (without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing) so much of such an agreement as relates to—

(a)machinery for consultation with regard to, or for the settlement by negotiation or arbitration of, terms and conditions of employment;

(b)machinery for consultation with regard to, or for the settlement by negotiation or arbitration of, other questions arising between an employer or group of employers and one or more workers or trade unions;

(c)negotiating rights;

(d)facilities for officials of trade unions or other organisations of workers;

(e)procedures relating to dismissal;

(f)procedures relating to matters of discipline other than dismissal;

(g)procedures relating to grievances of individual workers;

(h)disclosure of information;


(j)health and safety at work; and


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