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The Employment Rights (Dispute Resolution) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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12.—(1) In Article 20(1) of the [1996 NI 18.] Industrial Tribunals (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (which specifies the proceedings in relation to which the provisions about conciliation apply), in sub-paragraph (c) (proceedings under the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996) after head (ix) there shall be inserted—

(ixa)Article 170 (redundancy payment); .

(2) In Article 201(2) of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (which defines “employer's payment” for the purposes of the provisions requiring the Department to make a payment to an employee whose employer is liable to pay him an employer's payment), after sub-paragraph (a) there shall be inserted—

(aa)a payment which his employer is liable to make to him under an agreement to refrain from instituting or continuing proceedings for a contravention or alleged contravention of Article 170 which has effect by virtue of Article 245(2)(e) or (f), or .

(3) In Article 203(1) of that Order (which specifies the amount which the Department is required to pay in respect of an employer's payment), after sub-paragraph (a) there shall be inserted—

(aa)where the employer's payment to which the employee's application under Article 201 relates is a payment which his employer is liable to make to him under an agreement having effect by virtue of Article 245(2)(e) or (f), is a sum equal to the amount of the employer's payment or of any redundancy payment which the employer would have been liable to pay to the employee but for the agreement, whichever is less, and .

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