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Explanatory Memorandum to Employment Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Schedule 2 Amendments

Almost all the provisions of this Schedule are consequential upon the Articles of the Order or contain minor amendments that improve the drafting of a provision, remove a superfluous definition, or remove or correct an incorrect cross reference. The paragraphs mentioned below contain more significant changes.

Paragraph 4 inserts into Article 57 of the 1995 Order new paragraphs which improve the procedures for enforcing an order by the Certification Officer requiring a trade union to remedy a breach of its political fund rules.

Paragraph 25 adds the rights contained in new Articles 77A and 77B (inducements relating to union membership, union activities and collective bargaining) to the jurisdictions to which the standard and modified grievance procedures contained in the Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (No.2902) (N.I.15) apply.

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