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The Working Time Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.General

    2. 4.Maximum weekly working time

    3. 5.Agreement to exclude the maximum

    4. 6.Maximum working time for young workers

    5. 7.Length of night work

    6. 8.Night work by young workers

    7. 9.Health assessment and transfer of night workers to day work

    8. 10.Pattern of work

    9. 11.Records

    10. 12.Daily rest period

    11. 13.Weekly rest period

    12. 14.Rest breaks

    13. 15.Entitlement to annual leave

    14. 16.Entitlement to additional annual leave

    15. 17.Compensation related to entitlement to leave

    16. 18.Dates on which leave is taken

    17. 19.Leave during the first year of employment

    18. 20.Payment in respect of periods of leave

    19. 21.Entitlements under other provisions

  4. PART 3

    1. 22.Excluded sectors

    2. 23.Domestic service

    3. 24.Unmeasured working time

    4. 25.Other special cases

    5. 26.Shift workers

    6. 27.Collective and workforce agreements

    7. 28.Compensatory rest

    8. 29.Mobile workers

    9. 30.Workers in the armed forces

    10. 31.Doctors in training

    11. 32.Workers employed in offshore work

    12. 33.Entitlement to additional annual leave under a relevant agreement

    13. 34.Young workers: force majeure

    14. 35.Other exceptions relating to young workers

  5. PART 4

    1. 36.Enforcement

    2. 37.Offences

    3. 38.Offences due to fault of other person

    4. 39.Offences by bodies corporate etc.

    5. 40.Restriction on institution of proceedings

    6. 41.Prosecutions by inspectors

    7. 42.Power of court to order cause of offence to be remedied

    8. 43.Remedies

    9. 44.Extension of time limits because of mediation in certain cross-border disputes

    10. 45.Restrictions on contracting out

    11. 46.Guidance

  6. PART 5

    1. 47.Agency workers not otherwise “workers”

    2. 48.Crown employment

    3. 49.Armed forces

    4. 50.Police service

    5. 51.Non-employed trainees

    6. 52.Agricultural workers

  7. PART 6

    1. 53.Consequential amendments

    2. 54.Revocations and savings

  8. Signature

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Workforce Agreements

      1. 1.An agreement is a workforce agreement for the purposes of...

      2. 2.For the purposes of this Schedule— “a particular group” is...

      3. 3.The requirements concerning elections referred to in paragraph 2 are...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Workers Employed in Agriculture

      1. 1.Except where, in the case of a worker partly employed...

      2. 2.Where, in the case referred to in paragraph 1, a...

      3. 3.In this Schedule, “an agricultural wages order” means an order...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Enforcement

      1. 1.Appointment of inspectors

      2. 2.Power of inspectors

      3. 3.Improvement notices

      4. 4.Prohibition notices

      5. 5.Provisions supplementary to paragraphs 3 and 4

      6. 6.Appeal against improvement or prohibition notice

      7. 7.Power of an enforcement authority to indemnify inspectors

      8. 8.Restrictions on disclosure of information

  10. Explanatory Note

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