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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Trade union ballots and Codes of Practice

    1. 1. Payments in respect of secret ballots.

    2. 2. Secret ballots on employer’s premises.

    3. 3. Issue by Secretary of State of Codes of Practice.

  3. Exclusion from trade union membership

    1. 4. Unreasonable exclusion or expulsion from trade union.

    2. 5. Compensation.

  4. Unfair dismissal

    1. 6. Determination of unfair dismissal

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

    3. 8. Exclusion of rights.

    4. 9. Basic award.

    5. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Maternity

    1. 11. Notices to the employer.

    2. 12. Right to return.

    3. 13. Time off for ante-natal care.

  6. Other rights of employees

    1. 14. Guarantee payments.

    2. 15. Action short of dismissal relating to trade union membership and activities.

  7. Restrictions on legal liability

    1. 16. Picketing.

    2. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  8. Miscellaneous and general

    1. 19. Enactments ceasing to have effect.

    2. 20. Interpretation, minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

    3. 21. Short title, commencement and extent.

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. The Post Office Act 1969.

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      2. The Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974

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

      3. The Employment Protection Act 1975

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        4. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. The Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978

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        23. 30.In paragraph 23(1) of Schedule 11 of the 1978 Act,...

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    2. SCHEDULE 2

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