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The Industrial Tribunals (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Crown employment

23.—(1) This Order has effect in relation to Crown employment and persons in Crown employment as it has effect in relation to other employment and other employees.

(2) In this Order “Crown employment” means employment under or for the purposes of a government department or any officer or body exercising on behalf of the Crown functions conferred by a statutory provision.

(3) For the purposes of the application of this Order in relation to Crown employment in accordance with paragraph (1)—

(a)references to an employee shall be construed as references to a person in Crown employment, and

(b)references to a contract of employment shall be construed as references to the terms of employment of a person in Crown employment.

(4) Paragraph (1) applies to—

(a)service as a member of the naval, military or air forces of the Crown, and

(b)employment by an association established for the purposes of Part VI of the [1980 c. 9.] Reserve Forces Act 1980;

but the Secretary of State may by order make any provision of this Order apply to service as a member of the naval, military or air forces of the Crown subject to such exceptions and modifications as may be specified in the order.

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