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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1993

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Employment rights

    1. 3.Maternity rights

    2. 4.Right to employment particulars

    3. 5.Entitlement to itemised pay statement

    4. 6.Right to claim unfair dismissal and not to suffer detriment in health and safety cases

    5. 7.Dismissal on ground of assertion of statutory right

    6. 8.Compensation for unfair dismissal when reinstatement or re-engagement ordered

    7. 9.Application of industrial relations legislation to the Crown

    8. 10.Application of No. 1 and No. 2 Orders to armed forces

    9. 11.Right to declaration of invalidity of discriminatory terms and rules

    10. 12.Redundancy consultation procedures

  4. Other employment matters

    1. 13.Repeal of Part III of Wages (Northern Ireland) Order 1988

    2. 14.Constitution of industrial tribunals

    3. 15.Extension of power to confer on industrial tribunals jurisdiction in respect of contracts of employment, etc.

    4. 16.Agreements not to take proceedings before industrial tribunals

    5. 17.Restriction of publicity in cases involving sexual misconduct

  5. Supplementary

    1. 18.Miscellaneous and consequential amendments, transitional and saving provisions and repeals

  6. Signature

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ARTICLES 14 TO 32 OF THE NO. 2 ORDER, AS SUBSTITUTED

      1. 14.General right to maternity leave

      2. 15.Commencement of maternity leave period

      3. 16.Duration of maternity leave period

      4. 17.Notice of commencement of leave

      5. 18.Requirement to inform employer of pregnancy etc.

      6. 18A.Requirement to inform employer of return during maternity leave period

      7. 19.Special provision where redundancy during maternity leave period

      8. 19A.Contractual right to maternity leave

      9. 20.Right to return to work

      10. 21.Requirement to give notice of return to employer

      11. 22.Special provision where redundancies occur before return to work

      12. 23.Exercise of right to return to work

      13. 24.Supplementary

      14. 25.Contractual rights

      15. 26.Suspension from work on maternity grounds

      16. 27.Right to offer of alternative work

      17. 28.Right to remuneration on suspension

      18. 29.Dismissal on ground of pregnancy or childbirth

      19. 30.Failure to permit to return treated as dismissal

      20. 31.Exclusion of Article 30(a) in certain cases

      21. 32.Dismissal of replacement

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      EMPLOYMENT PARTICULARS

      1. PART I ARTICLES 43 TO 43E OF THE NO. 2 ORDER, AS INSERTED

        1. Written particulars of employment

          1. 43.Employers' duty to give statement of employment particulars

          2. 43A.Article 43: supplementary

          3. 43B.Statement to include note about disciplinary procedures

          4. 43C.Employer’s duty to give statement of changes

          5. 43D.Exclusion of Articles 43 to 43C in case of certain employees

          6. 43E.Power of Department to require particulars of further matters

      2. PART II ARTICLE 47 OF THE NO. 2 ORDER, AS SUBSTITUTED

        1. Enforcement of rights under Articles 43 to 45

          1. 47.References to industrial tribunals

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS IN HEALTH AND SAFETY CASES

      1. PART I ARTICLES 13A TO 13D OF THE NO. 2 ORDER, AS INSERTED

        1. Right not to suffer detriment in health and safety cases

          1. 13A.Right not to suffer detriment in health and safety cases

          2. 13B.Proceedings for contravention of Article 13A

          3. 13C.Remedies

          4. 13D.Power to extend Articles 13A to 13C

      2. PART II ARTICLE 22B OF THE NO. 1 ORDER, AS INSERTED

        1. 22B.Dismissal in health and safety cases

      3. PART III ARTICLES 33 TO 34 OF THE NO. 1 ORDER, AS SUBSTITUTED

        1. 33.Compensation for unfair dismissal

        2. 33A.Matters to be disregarded in assessing contributory fault

        3. 34.Calculation of basic award

      4. PART IV ARTICLES 39 TO 41 OF THE NO. 1 ORDER, AS SUBSTITUTED

        1. Interim relief

          1. 39.Interim relief pending determination of complaint of unfair dismissal

          2. 39A.Procedure on hearing of application and making of order

          3. 40.Orders for continuation of contract of employment

          4. 40A.Application for variation or revocation of order

          5. 41.Consequence of failure to comply with order

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      COMPROMISE CONTRACTS

      1. The Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (NI 15)

        1. 1.In Article 77— (a) in paragraph (4), after sub-paragraph (a),...

      2. The Industrial Relations (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (NI 28)

        1. 2.In Article 59— (a) in paragraph (2) at the end...

      3. The Wages (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (NI 7)

        1. 3.In Article 8— (a) in paragraph (3) after the words...

      4. The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (NI 5)

        1. 4.After Article 105 insert— Restrictions on contracting out Restrictions on...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS

      1. Restrictions on disclosure of information, etc. on grounds of national security

        1. 1.In Article 59 of the No. 1 Order after paragraph...

        2. 2.After Article 78 of the No. 1 Order insert— National...

        3. 3.After Article 59 of the No. 2 Order insert— National...

        4. 4.In Article 30(2) of the No. 1 Order for “A...

      2. Power to provide for continuity of employment following reinstatement or re-engagement

        1. 5.In Article 68 of the No. 1 Order—

      3. Codes of practice on employment: use in proceedings

        1. 6.In Article 56A(9) of the Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order...

      4. Assembly procedure: orders modifying application of redundancy provisions

        1. 7.In section 59 of the Act of 1965 in subsection...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. The Contracts of Employment and Redundancy Payments Act (Northern Ireland) 1965 (c. 19 (N.I.))

      2. The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (NI 16)

      3. The Industrial Relations (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (NI 28)

      4. The Wages (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (NI 7)

      5. The Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (NI 19)

      6. The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (NI 5)

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND SAVINGS

      1. General

        1. 1.(1) An order under Article 1 may contain such transitional...

      2. Employment particulars

        1. 2.(1) In this paragraph “existing employee” means an employee whose...

      3. Wages Councils

        1. 3.(1) Notwithstanding the repeal of Part III of the Wages...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      REPEALS

  8. Explanatory Note

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