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Employment Act 1982

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22Short title, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Employment Act 1982.

(2)This Act, except section 2 and Schedule 1, 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 supplemental provisions as appear to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient.

(4)Without prejudice to subsection (3) above—

(a)an order under this section bringing section 3 above into operation may provide that, for such period as may be specified in the order, section 58 of the 1978 Act (as substituted by section 3) shall have effect as if section 58(3)(c) applied only to a union membership agreement taking effect in relation to the employees in question after 14th August 1980 ; and

(b)an order under this section bringing section 10 above into operation may make corresponding provision in respect of section 23 (2B) of the 1978 Act (as substituted by section 10(2) above).

(5)Paragraph 13(4) of Schedule 3 to this Act shall extend tc Northern Ireland, but otherwise this Act shall not extend there.

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