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The Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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250.—(1) The Department may by order—

(a)provide that any provision of this Order which is specified in the order shall not apply to persons, or to employments, of such classes as may be prescribed in the order,

(b)provide that any provision of this Order shall apply to persons or employments of such classes as may be prescribed in the order subject to such exceptions and modifications as may be so prescribed, or

(c)vary, or exclude the operation of, any of the provisions to which this sub-paragraph applies.

(2) Paragraph (1)(c) applies to Articles 61(2), 97(2), 118(5), 124(3), 140(1), 141(1), 194, 195(1), 239(2), (3) and (5), Article 241(2) and 242(1), (2), (4) and (5).

(3) The Department may by order amend any of—

(a)Articles 116, 117, 129(6), 130(5) and 131(4),

(b)Articles 140(3), 141(2) and 142(2) so far as relating to Article 116, and

(c)Articles 22(3)(a) and (5)(a), 23(4)(a), 148(5), 149(4), 153(6), 162, 172(2), 180(7), 181(3), 191(2), 192(6), 197(7), 239(4) and 242(3),

or modify the application of any of those provisions to any description of case.

(4) The Department may by order provide that, subject to any such modifications and exceptions as may be prescribed in the order, Article 68, and any other provisions of this Order so far as relating to that Article, shall apply to such descriptions of persons other than employees as may be so prescribed as to employees (but as if references to their employer were to such person as may be so prescribed).

(5) The provisions of this Article are without prejudice to any other power of the Department to amend, vary or repeal any provision of this Order or to extend or restrict its operation in relation to any person or employment.

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