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Wages Councils Act 1979

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Wages Councils

    1. 1.Establishment of wages councils

    2. 2.Applications for wages council orders

    3. 3.Proceedings on references as to establishment of wages councils

    4. 4.Abolition of, or variation of field of operation of, wages councils

    5. 5.Applications for abolition of wages councils

    6. 6.References to the Service as to variation or revocation of wages council orders

    7. 7.Supplemental provisions

    8. 8.Advisory committees

    9. 9.General duty of wages councils to consider references by government departments

  3. Part II Statutory Joint Industrial Councils

    1. 10.Conversion of wages councils to statutory joint industrial councils

    2. 11.Disputes between employers' and workers' representatives

    3. 12.Abolition of statutory joint industrial councils

    4. 13.Supplemental provisions

  4. Part III Orders Regulating Terms and Conditions of Employment

    1. 14.Power to fix terms and conditions of employment

    2. 15.Effect and enforcement of orders under section 14

    3. 16.Permits to infirm and incapacitated persons

    4. 17.Computation of remuneration

    5. 18.Apportionment of remuneration

    6. 19.Employers not to receive premiums

    7. 20.Records and notices

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous

    1. Offences and enforcement

      1. 21.Criminal liability of agent and superior employer, and special defence open to employer

      2. 22.Officers

      3. 23.Penalties for false entries in records, producing false records or giving false information

      4. 24.Power to obtain information

    2. Central co-ordinating committees

      1. 25.Central co-ordinating committees

    3. Reports on regulation of terms and conditions of employment

      1. 26.Reports by Service on regulation of terms and conditions of employment

    4. Power to extend wages councils legislation

      1. 27.Extension of this Act and N.I. legislation

    5. Supplemental

      1. 28.Interpretation

      2. 29.Orders and regulations

      3. 30.Expenses

      4. 31.Transitional provisions, amendments and repeals

      5. 32.Short title, commencement and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Orders Relating to Wages Councils and Statutory Joint Industrial Councils

      1. 1.In this Schedule, except in so far as the context...

      2. 2.Before making an order, the Secretary of State shall publish,...

      3. 3.In relation to the making of an order under section...

      4. 4.Every objection made with respect to the draft order must...

      5. 5.(1) If there is no objection which the Secretary of...

      6. 6.Where the Secretary of State does not proceed under paragraph...

      7. 7.(1) Where any objection is made to the Secretary of...

      8. 8.(1) Where any of the councils affected by an order...

      9. 9.An order shall come into operation on the date on...

    2. Schedule 2

      Constitution, Officers and Proceedings of Wages Councils and Co-ordinating Committees

      1. 1.(1) A wages council or, subject to paragraph 2 below,...

      2. 2.(1) A central co-ordinating committee operating in relation only to...

      3. 3.The Secretary of State may on the application of a...

      4. 4.The Secretary of State may appoint a secretary and such...

      5. 5.The proceedings of a wages council or central co-ordinating committee...

      6. 6.(1) A wages council or central co-ordinating committee may delegate...

      7. 7.The Secretary of State may make regulations as to the...

      8. 8.(1) A member of a wages council or central co-ordinating...

      9. 9.There may be paid to the members of a wages...

    3. Schedule 3

      Provisions as to Advisory Committees

      1. 1.(1) Any committee appointed by the Secretary of State at...

      2. 2.(1) The appointment of a member of any such committee...

      3. 3.There may be paid to the chairman of any such...

    4. Schedule 4

      Statutory Joint Industrial Councils

      1. Part I Constitution, Etc

        1. 1.(1) A statutory joint industrial council (hereafter in this Part...

        2. 2.(1) On the conversion of a wages council to a...

        3. 3.A council shall elect a chairman and deputy chairman from...

        4. 4.The proceedings of a council shall not be invalidated by...

        5. 5.(1) A council may delegate any of its functions, other...

        6. 6.A council may regulate its own procedure.

        7. 7.(1) A member of a council shall hold and vacate...

        8. 8.The Secretary of State may pay to the members of...

        9. 9.The expenses of a statutory joint industrial council, to such...

        10. 10.The Secretary of State may appoint a secretary and such...

      2. Part II Transitional Provisions

        1. 11.Any of the following things done by, to or in...

        2. 12.The persons who immediately before the date on which a...

        3. 13.The persons who immediately before the date on which a...

    5. Schedule 5

      Transitional Provisions

      1. 1.The repeals effected by this Act shall not affect any...

      2. 2.A member of a wages council or central co-ordinating committee...

      3. 3.Any reference in any enactment or document made before the...

    6. Schedule 6

      Consequential Amendments

      Post Office Act 1969 (c. 48)

      1. 1.In section 81(1) of the Post Office Act 1969, for...

      2. 2.In section 4 of the Equal Pay Act 1970—

      3. 3.In Schedule 3 to the Attachment of Earnings Act 1971,...

      4. 4.In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      5. 5.In Part III of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

      6. 6.In section 18(2) of the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978...

    7. Schedule 7

      Repeals

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