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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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Time off for trade union duties

98.—(1) In Article 37(1) of the Industrial Relations (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 1976(1) (duty of employer to permit employee who is an official of an independent trade union recognised by employer to take time off to carry out certain trade union duties)—

(a)the following sub-paragraph shall be substituted for sub-paragraph (a)—

(a)to carry out—

(i)any duties of his, as such an official, which are concerned with negotiations with the employer that are related to or connected with any matters which fall within Article 2(4) of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 and in relation to which the trade union is recognised by the employer; or

(ii)any other duties of his, as such an official, which are concerned with the performance, on behalf of employees of the employer, of any functions that are related to or connected with any matters falling within that provision and that the employer has agreed may be so performed by the trade union; or; and

(b)in sub-paragraph (b)(i), for “those duties” there shall be substituted “any such duties as are mentioned in sub-paragraph (a)”.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not affect the continued operation of Article 37 of the Industrial Relations (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 1976(2) in a case where—

(a)permission to take time off under Article 37 of that Order was requested before the coming into operation of paragraph (1); and

(b)the time off in question was to begin not later than the end of the period of six weeks beginning with the coming into operation of that paragraph.

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