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Employment Act 1982

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Right to guarantee payment

1In section 13 of the 1978 Act (general exclusions from the right to a guarantee payment), subsections (1) and (2) shall be renumbered (3) and (4) and the following subsections shall be inserted as subsections (1) and (2)—

(1)An employee shall not be entitled to a guarantee payment unless he has been continuously employed for a period of not less than one month ending with the day before that in respect of which the guarantee payment is claimed.

(2)An employee who is employed—

(a)under a contract for a fixed term of three months or less, or

(b)under a contract made in contemplation of the performance of a specific task which is not expected to last for more than three months,

shall not be entitled to a guarantee payment unless he has been continuously employed for a period of more than three months ending with the day before that in respect of which the guarantee payment is claimed..

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