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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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Nominations by members of trade union

Nominations by members of trade union

104.—(1) Regulations may make provision—

(a)for enabling members of trade unions who are not under sixteen years of age to nominate a person or persons to become entitled, on the death of the person making the nomination, to the whole or part of any money payable on his death out of the funds of the trade union of which he is a member; and

(b)for enabling any money payable out of the funds of a trade union on the death of a member of the trade union, to an amount not exceeding £5,000, to be paid or distributed on his death (whether in accordance with such a nomination or otherwise) without letters of administration or probate of any will.

(2) Any regulations made in accordance with paragraph (1)(a)—

(a)may include provision as to the manner in which nominations may be made and as to the manner in which nominations may be varied or revoked; and

(b)may provide that, subject to such exceptions as may be prescribed, no nomination made by a member of a trade union shall be valid if at the date of the nomination the person nominated is an officer or employee of the trade union or is otherwise connected with the trade union in such manner as may be prescribed.

(3) Regulations made in accordance with paragraph (1)(a) may, without prejudice to Article 107(3), include provision for securing, to such extent and subject to such conditions as may be prescribed, that nominations made under the Trade Union Act Amendment Act 1876(1) shall have effect as if made under the regulations and may be varied or revoked accordingly.

(4) In paragraphs (2) and (3) “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made in accordance with paragraph (1).

(5) Paragraph (1)(b) shall be included among the provisions with respect to which the Department of Finance and Personnel may make an order under section 6(1) of the Administration of Estates (Small Payments) Act (Northern Ireland) 1967(2) substituting, for references to the amount for the time being provided for, references to such higher amount as may be specified in the order.

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