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The Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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Domestic servants

196.—(1) A person does not have any right to a redundancy payment in respect of employment as a domestic servant in a private household where the employer is the parent (or step-parent), grandparent, child (or step-child), grandchild or brother or sister (or half-brother or half-sister) of the employee.

(2) Subject to that, the provisions of this Part apply to an employee who is employed as a domestic servant in a private household as if—

(a)the household were a business, and

(b)the maintenance of the household were the carrying on of that business by the employer.

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