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The Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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Police officers

243.—(1) Articles 40 to 42, Part V, Part VI (other than Article 69), Part VII (other than Articles 86 to 88), Parts VIII and IX, Articles 124 and 125, Part XI, Article 172 and Part XIII do not apply to employment under a contract of employment in police service or to persons engaged in such employment.

(2) Part II does not apply in relation to police service.

(3) In this Article “police service” means—

(a)service as a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary or Royal Ulster Constabulary Reserve;

(b)subject to—

(i)section 126 of the [1994 c. 33.] Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (prison staff not to be regarded as in police service), and

(ii)Article 19 of the [1994 NI 1.] Airports (Northern Ireland) Order 1994 (airport constables not to be regarded as in police service),

service in any other capacity by virtue of which a person has the powers or privileges of a constable.

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