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  1. Introductory Text

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

  3. Unfair dismissal

    1. 2. Compensation for certain dismissals.

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

    3. 4. Basic award.

    4. 5. New special award.

    5. 6. Reduction of compensation: matters to be disregarded.

    6. 7. Awards against third parties.

    7. 8. Interim relief.

    8. 9. Dismissal in connection with strike or other industrial action.

  4. Action short of dismissal

    1. 10. Action relating to trade union membership.

    2. 11. Awards against third parties

  5. Union membership or recognition requirements in contracts

    1. 12. Prohibition on union membership requirements.

    2. 13. Prohibition on union recognition requirements.

    3. 14. Pressure to impose union membership or recognition requirements.

  6. Trade disputes

    1. 15. Actions in tort against trade unions and employers’ associations.

    2. 16. Limit on damages awarded against trade unions in actions in tort.

    3. 17. Recovery of sums awarded in proceedings involving trade unions and employers’ associations.

    4. 18. Meaning of “trade dispute”.

    5. 19. Amendment of sections 13 and 30 of the 1974 Act.

  7. Periods of continuous employment

    1. 20. Change of basis of computation of period of continuous employment.

  8. Supplemental

    1. 21. Interpretation, minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

    2. 22. Short title, commencement and extent.

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. Power of Secretary of State to make payments

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

      2. Conditions of eligibility

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

      3. Maximum amount of compensation

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

      4. Construction of references to date of dismissal

        1. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. Making an application

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

      6. Reference of questions to appointed person

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

      7. Consideration of application

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

      8. Notification of decision

        1. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. Reconsideration of decision

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

      10. Liability to repay in certain cases

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

      11. False statement of an offence

        1. 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Change of Basis of Computation of Period of Continuous Employment

      1. Right to guarantee payment

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

      2. Right to remuneration on suspension on medical grounds

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

      3. Right to minimum period of notice

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

      4. Right to written statement of reasons for dismissal

        1. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. Right not to be unfairly dismissed

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

      6. Rights in connection with redundancy

        1. 6.(1) In section 119(7) of the 1975 Act (exclusion of...

      7. Computation of period of continuous employment

        1. 7.(1) For section 151 of the 1978 Act (continuous employment)...

      8. Minor and consequential amendments relating to sections 1 to 4 of the 1978 Act

        1. 8.(1) In section 1 of the 1978 Act (obligation to...

      9. Other consequential amendments

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

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. Part I Minor Amendments

        1. Unfair dismissal: effective date of termination

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

        2. Continuity of employment in certain schools

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

        3. Insolvent employers: payments to employees

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

          2. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 5.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. Application of the 1978 Act to employed spouses

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

        5. Interest on awards made by or on appeal from industrial tribunals

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

        6. Employment Appeal Tribunal

          1. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Part II Consequential Amendments

        1. Courts Act 1919 (c.69)

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

        2. Administration of Justice (Scotland) Act 1972 (c.59)

          1. 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974 (c.52)

          1. 12.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. Employment Protection Act 1975 (c.71)

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

        5. Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act 1977 (c.3)

          1. 14.In section 6 of the Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act...

        6. Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 (c.44)

          1. 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 16.. . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          5. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          6. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          7. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          8. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          9. 23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          10. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          11. 25.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          12. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          13. 27.(1) Schedule 2 to the 1978 Act (supplementary provisions relating...

          14. 28.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          15. 29.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          16. 30.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. Crown Agents Act 1979 (c.43)

          1. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 4

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