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Industry Act 1975

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29Meaning of " representative" and " authorised representative "

(1)In this Part of this Act—

  • " authorised representative " means a representative of a relevant trade union to whom the company or companies concerned give—

    (a)

    a notice of service of a preliminary notice, or

    (b)

    a notice under subsection (2) below; and

  • " representative " means an official or other person who is authorised by a relevant trade union to carry on negotiations about one or more of the matters specified in section 29(1) of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974.

(2)If an authorised representative—

(a)ceases to be a representative of the relevant trade union of which he is the authorised representative, or

(b)gives the company or companies concerned notice that he desires to be discharged from acting as authorised representative of that union, or

(c)ceases for any other reason to be available to act as that union's authorised representative,

it shall be the duty of the company or companies concerned—

(i)to give another representative of the relevant trade union notice that he is to be the authorised representative of that union, and

(ii)to give the Minister a notice requesting him to insert the name of the new representative in the list of authorised representatives in place of that of the old representative.

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