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The Employment Rights (Time off for Study or Training) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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2.  After Article 70 insert—

Employees exercising right to time off work for study or training

70A.(1) An employee has the right not to be subjected to any detriment by any act, or any deliberate failure to act, by his employer or the principal (within the meaning of Article 91A(3)) done on the ground that, being a person entitled to—

(a)time off under Article 91A(1) or (3), and

(b)remuneration under Article 91B(1) in respect of that time taken off,

the employee exercised (or proposed to exercise) that right or received (or sought to receive) such remuneration.

(2) Except where an employee is dismissed in circumstances in which, by virtue of Article 240, Part XI does not apply to the dismissal, this Article does not apply where the detriment in question amounts to dismissal (within the meaning of that Part)..

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