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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988


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1(1)For the purposes of the Employment Transfer Regulations section 6 or, where section 7 applies, section 7 of this Act shall be treated (without prejudice to any effect it may have for those purposes apart from this sub-paragraph) as effecting on the transfer date a transfer to which those regulations apply of an undertaking in which all relevant employees of Kent County Council were then employed.

(2)In their application in relation to any transfer of an undertaking effected, or treated by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above as effected, by section 6 or 7 of this Act, those regulations shall be subject to the following provisions of this paragraph.

(3)Subject to sub-paragraph (4) below, where section 7 of this Act applies the transferee for the purposes of those regulations in relation to all relevant employees shall be taken to be the person appointed under section 11 of this Act to levy tolls.

(4)In relation to any relevant employees who immediately before the transfer date were employed by that Council in activities carried on for the purposes of or in connection with the exercise by the Councils of any function which on that date becomes a function of the Secretary of State, sub-paragraph (3) above shall not apply unless the function in question is subject to an agreement taking effect on that date for the delegation of that function under section 12 of this Act to the person appointed.

(5)The transferee for the purposes of those regulations shall be taken to be the Secretary of State—

(a)where section 7 of this Act does not apply; or

(b)in relation to any relevant employees who by virtue of sub-paragraph (4) above do not fall, following the transfer, to be treated by virtue of regulation 5 of those regulations as employed by the person appointed.

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