Search Legislation

The Code of Practice (Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures) (Appointed Day) Order (Northern Ireland) 2011

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order appoints 3rd April 2011 as the day upon which the Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures, issued in draft on 15th March 2011 by the Labour Relations Agency (LRA) under Articles 90(7) and (17) and 107(3) of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992, will come into effect. Article 3 provides that the LRA Code does not apply in circumstances where the statutory workplace grievance procedures apply. The repeal of statutory grievance procedures is subject to the transitional arrangements in the Employment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (Commencement No. 1, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order (Northern Ireland) 2011 (S.R. 2011 No. 159 (C. 8)).

The Code of Practice replaces the Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures which came into effect on 3rd April 2005 by virtue of the Code of Practice (Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures) (Appointed Day) Order (Northern Ireland) 2005 (S.R. 2005 No. 152). The revisions to the Code were carried out by the LRA under powers provided in Article 90(9) of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992. The Code was laid before the Assembly on 18th February 2011 in accordance with Article 90(6) of the Order.

A separate impact assessment has not been prepared for the LRA Code because it is part of a package of legislative and non-legislative measures relating to the new workplace dispute resolution framework. An impact assessment was prepared in relation to the package as a whole. Please refer to the Department for Employment and Learning’s website www.delni.gov.uk or contact the Department directly for more information.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Statutory Rule and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Statutory Rule accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Northern Ireland Statutory Rule or Draft Northern Ireland Statutory Rule laid before the UK Parliament during the suspension of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enactedversion that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources