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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Machinery for Promoting the Improvement of Industrial Relations

    1. Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, etc.

      1. 1. Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.

      2. 2. Conciliation.

      3. 3. Arbitration.

      4. 4. Advice.

      5. 5. Inquiry.

      6. 6. Codes of Practice.

      7. 7. Certification Officer.

      8. 8. Certification as independent trade union.

      9. 9. Custody of documents.

      10. 10. Central Arbitration Committee.

      11. 11—16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Disclosure of information

      1. 17. General duty of employers to disclose information.

      2. 18. Restrictions on general duty under s. 17.

      3. 19. Complaint of failure to disclose information.

      4. 20. Further complaint arising from failure to disclose information.

      5. 21. Determination of claim and award.

  3. Part II

    1. 22—39.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 40.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    3. 41—88.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III

    1. 89—96.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Powers of Agricultural Wages Boards

      1. 97. Amendments of Agricultural Wages Acts.

      2. 98.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part IV Procedure for Handling Redundancies

    1. 99. Duty of employer to consult trade union representatives on redundancy.

    2. 100. Duty of employer to notify Secretary of State of certain redundancies.

    3. 101. Complaint by trade union and protective award.

    4. 102. Entitlement under protective award.

    5. 103. Complaint by employee to industrial tribunal.

    6. 104.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 105. Offence and proceedings.

    8. 106. Supplementary.

    9. 107. Power to adapt foregoing provisions in case of collective agreements on redundancies.

  6. Part V Miscellaneous and Supplementary Provisions

    1. 108. General provisions as to industrial tribunals and conciliation officers.

    2. 109.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 110. Death of employee or employer.

    4. 111. Disentitlement to unemployment benefit and supplementary benefit during trade dispute.

    5. 112.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 113.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 114. Amendments of the Employment Agencies Act 1973.

    8. 115. Amendments of the Employment and Training Act 1973.

    9. 116. Amendments of the Health and Safety at work etc. Act 1974.

    10. 117. Offences by bodies corporate.

    11. 118. Restrictions on contracting out.

    12. 119. Excluded classes of employment.

    13. 120.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    14. 121. Application to Crown.

    15. 122. Application of employment legislation to House of Commons staff.

    16. 123. Orders, rules and regulations.

    17. 124. Financial provisions.

    18. 125. Minor and consequential amendments, transitional provisions and repeals.

    19. 126. Interpretation.

    20. 126A. Meaning of trade dispute.

    21. 127. Power to extend employment legislation.

    22. 128. Northern Ireland.

    23. 129. Short title, commencement and extent.

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. Part I Constitution Etc. of Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service and its Council

        1. The Council

          1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          5. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. Staff

          1. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. Supplemental

          1. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 12.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          5. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Part II Central Arbitration Committee

        1. Constitution

          1. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. Proceedings

          1. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          5. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. Awards

          1. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. Supplemental

          1. 25.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 27.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. Part III Supplementary Provisions

        1. Remuneration and allowances

          1. 28.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 29.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. Sums payable on retirement

          1. 30.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 32.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. Expenses of hearings before the Certification Officer

          1. 32A.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. Expenses

          1. 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. Accounts

          1. 34.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 35.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. SCHEDULES 2—6

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    3. SCHEDULES 7—8

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    4. SCHEDULE 9

      Amendments of Agricultural Wages Act 1948

      1. Part I Section 3, AS SUBSTITUTED

        1. 3. Power of Agricultural Wages Board to fix wages, holidays and other terms and conditions.

      2. Part II Minor and Consequential Amendments

        1. 1.In section 4(1) (enforcement) after paragraph (c) there shall be...

        2. 2.(1) In section 5 (permits to incapacitated persons) after subsection...

        3. 3.(1) In section 11(1) (void agreements) at the end add...

        4. 4.(1) In section 12(3)(a) (inspection of records), at the end...

        5. 5.The provisions specified in column 1 of the following Table...

        6. 6.In paragraph 6 of Schedule 4 (power to vary and...

    5. SCHEDULE 10

      Amendments of Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Act 1949

      1. Part 1 Section 3, As Substituted

        1. 3. Power of Scottish Agricultural Wages Board to fix rates of wages and holidays.

      2. Part II Minor and Consequential Amendments

        1. 1.In section 4(1) (enforcement), after paragraph (c) there shall be...

        2. 2.(1) In section 5 (permits to infirm and incapacitated persons),...

        3. 3.(1) In section 11(1) (void agreements), at end there shall...

        4. 4.(1) In section 12(3)(a) (inspection of records), at the end...

        5. 5.The provisions specified in column 1 of the following Table...

        6. 6.In paragraph 6 of Schedule 3 (power to vary and...

    6. SCHEDULE 11

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    7. SCHEDULE 12

      1. Part I General

        1. Introductory

          1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. Institution or continuance of tribunal proceedings

          1. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. Rights and liabilities accruing after death

          1. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. Death during protected period

          1. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Part II

        1. 8—12.. . . . . . . . . ....

    8. SCHEDULE 13

      Amendments of the Employment Agencies Act 1973

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 5.Section 8 is hereby repealed.

      6. 6.(1) In section 9(1) for the words “of a licensing...

      7. 7.In section 13(1), the definition of “licensing authority” is hereby...

    9. Schedule 14

      Amendments of the Employment and Training Act 1973

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. 2.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 3.After section 13(1) insert the following subsection:—

      4. 4, 5.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. 6.

    10. Schedule 15

      Amendments of the Health and Safety at Work Etc. Act 1974

      1. 1.

      2. 2.In section 2, omit subsection (5) and in subsection (7)...

      3. 3.After section 10(7) insert the following subsection:—

      4. 4.

      5. 5.

      6. 6.In section 15, for subsection (1) substitute—

      7. 7.

      8. 8.

      9. 9.In section 28, after subsection (8) insert the following subsection—...

      10. 10.

      11. 11.

      12. 12.In section 43, in subsection (3) omit the words “the...

      13. 13.In section 44, in subsection (1) omit the words “agricultural...

      14. 14.

      15. 15.(1) In section 49, in subsection (1) for the words...

      16. 16.(1) In section 50, for subsection (1) substitute—

      17. 17.In section 52, for subsections (3) and (4) substitute—

      18. 18.(1) In section 53, in subsection (1) omit the definitions...

      19. 19.In section 80, for subsections (4) to (6) substitute—

      20. 20.

      21. 21.

    11. SCHEDULE 16

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. Parts I, II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Part III

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        8. 8.. . . . . . . . . ....

        9. 9.. . . . . . . . . ....

        10. 10, 11.. . . . . . . . . ....

        11. 12.. . . . . . . . . ....

        12. 13—16.. . . . . . . . . ....

        13. 17.. . . . . . . . . ....

        14. 18—30.. . . . . . . . . ....

        15. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        16. 32.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        17. 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        18. 34.. . . . . . . . . ....

        19. 35.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. Part IV Miscellaneous Amendments

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. Trade Union Act 1913 (2 & 3 Geo. 5 c. 30)

          1. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. Industrial Courts Act 1919 (c. 69)

          1. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. Road Haulage Wages Act 1938 (c. 44)

          1. 4.(1) The Road Haulage Wages Act 1938 shall be amended...

          2. 5.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. Public Records Act 1958(c.51)

          1. 6.In Part 11 of the Table at the end of...

        6. Road Traffic Act 1960 (c. 16)

          1. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 8.. . . . . . . . . ....

        7. Education (Scotland) Act 1962 (c. 47)

          1. 9.(1) The Education (Scotland) Act 1962 shall be amended in...

        8. Trade Union (Amalgamations, etc.) Act 1964 (c. 24)

          1. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        9. Remuneration of Teachers Act 1965 (c. 3)

          1. 11.(1) The Remuneration of Teachers Act 1965 shall be amended...

        10. Remuneration of Teachers (Scotland) Act 1967 (c. 36)

          1. 12.(1) The Remuneration of Teachers (Scotland) Act 1967 shall be...

        11. Equal Pay Act 1970 (c. 41)

          1. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 14.. . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 15.. . . . . . . . . ....

        12. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

          1. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        13. Social Security Pensions Act 1975 (c. 60)

          1. 17.After section 31(8) of the Social Security Pensions Act 1975...

        14. Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65)

          1. 18.(1) The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 shall be amended in...

    12. SCHEDULE 17

      Transitional Provisions

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 7—10.. . . . . . . . . ....

      8. 11.. . . . . . . . . ....

      9. 12.An order under . . . section 3 of the...

      10. 13.. . . . . . . . . ....

      11. 14.Where any provision of this Act increases the penalty for...

      12. 15.The repeals effected by section 111 above—

      13. 16, 17.. . . . . . . . . ....

      14. 18.Any enactment or document which refers, whether specifically or by...

      15. 19.Nothing in this Schedule shall be construed as prejudicing sections...

    13. SCHEDULE 18

      Enactments Repealed

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