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Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Article 3

SCHEDULETable of Increase of Limits

Relevant Statutory ProvisionSubject of ProvisionOld LimitNew Limit

1.  Article 23(1) of the 1996 Order

Maximum amount of a “week’s pay” for the purpose of calculating basic or additional award of compensation for unfair dismissal or redundancy payment.£210£220

2.  Article 63(1) of the 1996 Order

Limit on amount of guarantee payment payable to an employee in respect of any day.£14·50£15·35

3.  Article 154(1) of the 1996 Order

Minimum amount of basic award of compensation where dismissal is unfair by virtue of Article 132(1)(a) and (b), 133(1), 134 or 136(1).£2,770£2,900

4.  Article 159(1) of the 1996 Order

Minimum amount of special award of compensation where dismissal is unfair by virtue of Article 132(1)(a) and (b), 133(1), 134 or 136(1).£13,775£14,500

5.  Article 159(1) of the 1996 Order

Maximum amount of special award of compensation where dismissal is unfair by virtue of Article 132(1)(a) and (b), 133(1), 134 or 136(1).£27,500£29,000

6.  Article 159(2) of the 1996 Order

Minimum amount of special award of compensation where employer fails to comply with order for reinstatement or re-engagement.£20,600£21,800

7.  Article 158(1) of the 1996 Order

Limit on amount of compensation awarded under Article 151(1) and (2) of the 1996 Order or of compensatory award calculated in accordance with Article 157 of that Order.£11,300£12,000

8.  Article 231(1) of the 1996 Order

Limit on amount in respect of any one week payable to an employee in respect of debt to which Part XIV of the 1996 Order applies and which is referable to a period of time.£210£220

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