Search Legislation

Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

Code of Practice[Section 2]

1(1)'It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to maintain a code of practice, containing such practical guidance as would be helpful for the purpose of promoting good industrial relations.

(2)The last code of practice brought into effect under Part I of the Industrial Relations Act 1971 shall remain in effect for the purpose of this Part of this Schedule unless and until revised as hereinafter provided.

(3)The Secretary of State may from time to time revise the whole or any part of a code of practice which has been brought into effect under this Part of this Schedule.

(4)In preparing any proposed revision of that code the Secretary of State shall have regard to—

(a)the need for those who manage undertakings to accept the primary responsibility for the promotion of good industrial relations, and

(b)the need for providing practical guidance with respect to disclosure of information by employers, and with respect to the establishment and maintenance of effective means of negotiation, consultation and communication at all levels between those who manage undertakings and the workers employed in them.

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

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 enacted version 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 enacted 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