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The Employment Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II UNION RECOGNITION

    1. Article 3—Amendments

    2. 4.Information required by the Agency for ballots and ascertaining union membership

  4. PART III LAW RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION

    1. 5.Information about employees to be balloted on industrial action

    2. 6.Entitlement to vote in ballot on industrial action

    3. 7.Inducement of members not accorded entitlement to vote

    4. 8.Information about employees to be contained in notice of industrial action

    5. 9.Dismissal where employees taking protected industrial action locked out

    6. 10.Date of dismissal

    7. 11.Dismissal after end of protected period

  5. PART IV RIGHTS OF TRADE UNION MEMBERS, WORKERS AND EMPLOYEES

    1. Detriments and inducements in respect of membership etc. of independent trade union

      1. 12.Extension of protection against detriment for union membership etc.

      2. 13.Detriment for use of union services or refusal of inducement

      3. 14.Inducements relating to union membership or activities

      4. 15.Dismissal for use of union services or refusal of inducement

    2. Other rights of workers and employees

      1. 16.Expulsion from trade union attributable to conduct

      2. 17.National security: powers of industrial tribunals

    3. Other rights of workers and employers

      1. 18.Role of companion at disciplinary or grievance hearings

      2. 19.Ways in which provision conferring rights on individuals may be made

      3. 20.Protection of employees in respect of jury service

      4. 21.Flexible working

  6. PART V THE CERTIFICATION OFFICER

    1. 22.Striking out by Certification Officer of applications or complaints

    2. 23.Amalgamations: approval, listing and certification

    3. 24.Restriction on grounds of appeal from Certification Officer

  7. PART VI MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 25.Enforcement officers for agricultural wages legislation

    2. 26.Additional case in which election for president of union not required

    3. 27.Body corporate acting as auditor of trade union or employers' association

    4. 28.Means of voting in ballots and elections

    5. 29.Provision of money for trade union modernisation

    6. Article 30—Amendments and Repeals

  8. SCHEDULES

      1. Schedule 1—Amendments

      1. Schedule 2—Amendments

      1. Schedule 3—Repeals

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