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(1)This Act may be cited as the Employment Act 1980.
(2)Sections 2, 4 to 19 and 20(2) and (3) of this Act, and Schedules 1 and 2, shall not come into operation until such day as the Secretary of State may appoint by order made by statutory instrument, and different days may be so appointed for different purposes.
(3)An order under this section may contain such transitional and supplementary provisions as appear to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient.
(4)Paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 to this Act shall extend to Northern Ireland, but otherwise this Act shall not extend there.
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