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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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3.—(1) In Article 33 for paragraph (8) substitute—

(8) In this Article references to being, becoming or ceasing to remain a member of a trade union shall include references to being, becoming or ceasing to remain a member of a particular branch or section of that union and to being, becoming or ceasing to remain a member of one of a number of particular branches or sections of that union, and references to taking part in the activities of a trade union shall be similarly construed..

(2) In Articles 37(2) and 38(3) for “Article 14A of the No. 1 Order” substitute “Article 90 of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992”.

(3) In Article 42 for paragraph (a) substitute—

(a)a trade union shall be taken to be recognised by an employer if it is recognised by him, to any extent, for the purpose of collective bargaining.

(4) In Article 60(4)—

(a)in the definition of “the corresponding Great British legislation” after “means” insert “the Employment Protection Act 1975 and”;

(b)in the definition of “the relevant Northern Irish legislation” after sub-paragraph (c) add


(d)Part V of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992;.

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