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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992


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Industrial relations training

87.—(1) The Agency may—

(a)review arrangements for industrial relations training in Northern Ireland;

(b)advise employers, trade unions and the Department on training needs;

(c)make recommendations to employers, trade unions, the Department and other interested bodies as to how training needs may best be met and in so doing may devise and propose training programmes;

(d)co-ordinate by agreement, the activities of employers, employers' associations, trade unions and other interested bodies in the provision of industrial relations training in order to secure the most advantageous use of training resources for the fulfilment of identified training needs;

(e)review progress in the fulfilment of identified training needs; and

(f)obtain information about, and encourage the utilisation of developments in, training methods and techniques in respect of industrial relations training.

(2) The Department may make a grant of such amount as the Department, with the approval of the Department of Finance and Personnel, may determine towards defraying the expenses incurred by any undertaking or organisation in connection with industrial relations training.

(3) In this Article “industrial relations training” means training in any matter pertaining to the conduct of industrial relations.

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