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Section 7(1).

SCHEDULE 1U.K. Repeals

Part IU.K. Repeals taking effect on Royal Assent

1946 c. 22.Dock Workers (Regulation of Employment) Act 1946.The whole Act.
1966 c. 28.Docks and Harbours Act 1966.Parts I and II.
Sections 51 to 57.
Section 58(2) to (5).
Section 59.
Section 60(2) to (4).
Schedule 1.
1968 c. 73.Transport Act 1968.Section 153.
1971 c. 32.Attachment of Earnings Act 1971.Section 25(4).
1975 c. 71.Employment Protection Act 1975.Section 119(3).
1976 c. 79.Dock Work Regulation Act 1976.Sections 2 to 12.
Section 13(1)(a) and (2).
Section 14.
Section 15(2) and (3).
Section 16.
Section 17(3) and (4).
Schedules 2 to 6.
1978 c. 44.Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978.Section 145.
In section 149(1)(c), “145(1), (2) and (3)”.
In Schedule 16, paragraph 27(1).
1981 c. 21.Ports (Financial Assistance) Act 1981.Section 2.
1981 c. 56.Transport Act 1981.In Part I of Schedule 5, paragraphs 13 and 14(6).
1982 c. 10.Industrial Training Act 1982.In Schedule 3, paragraph 1.
1982 c. 46.Employment Act 1982.In Schedule 3, paragraph 27(2)(b) and (3)(b) and the “and” immediately preceding each of those provisions.
1985 c. 30.Ports (Finance) Act 1985.Section 1.

Part IIU.K. Repeals taking effect on dissolution of Board

1975 c. 24.House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975.In Part III of Schedule 1, the entry relating to the Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Board.
1976 c. 79.Dock Work Regulation Act 1976.Section 1.
Section 13(1) so far as unrepealed.
Section 15(1).
Section 17(1) and (2).
Section 18.
Schedule 1.
1978 c. 44.Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978.In Schedule 16, paragraph 27(2).
1985 c. 9.Companies Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985.In Schedule 2, the entry relating to the Dock Work Regulation Act 1976.

Section 7(5).

SCHEDULE 2E+W+S Transitional provisions and savings

Transfer of rights and liabilities of local boardsE+W+S

F11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Effect of documents relating to National Dock Labour Board or local boards as from dissolution dateE+W+S

2Every agreement (whether written or not), and every instrument or other document, which relates to—

(a)any property, right or liability of the Board which vests in the Secretary of State by virtue of section 2(6) of this Act, or

(b)any such right or liability as is mentioned in paragraph 1(1) above,

shall have effect, so far as may be required for continuing its effect on or after the dissolution date, as if—

(i)where the Board is (or immediately before that date was treated as) a party to it, the Secretary of State were substituted as that party,

(ii)for any reference to the Board (including any reference which was then to be construed as such a reference) there were substituted a reference to the Secretary of State,

(iii)for any reference (however worded and whether express or implied) to the chairman or vice chairman or any member of the Board (including any reference which was then to be construed as such a reference) there were substituted a reference to such officer or officers as the Secretary of State shall appoint for the purpose, and

(iv)for any reference to the office or place of business of the Board (including any reference which was then to be construed as such a reference) there were substituted a reference to the principal office of the Secretary of State.

Legal proceedings by or against the BoardE+W+S

F23. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Temporarily unattached or suspended workersE+W+S

4(1)This paragraph applies to an employee who, immediately before the commencement date—E+W+S

(a)was a temporarily unattached worker and was not in the employment of a registered employer, or

(b)was a registered dock worker under a period of suspension from the 1967 Scheme imposed in accordance with that Scheme;

but does not apply to any employee falling within paragraph (b) who was at that time a supplementary worker.

(2)Where the previous employer of an employee to whom this paragraph applies was, immediately before the commencement date, a registered employer carrying on a dock business—

(a)the employee shall for all purposes be taken to have entered into a contract of employment on the commencement date with his previous employer on the same terms and conditions as those of his previous contract of employment, and

(b)subsection (3) of section 6 of this Act shall apply in relation to the employee as it applies in relation to an employee to whom that section applies.

(3)Where—

(a)by virtue of sub-paragraph (2)(a) an employee to whom this paragraph applies is taken to have entered into a new contract of employment with his previous employer, and

(b)the employer subsequently dismisses the employee,

then, in determining for any purpose whether the reason for the dismissal was such as to justify the dismissal of an employee holding the position which the employee held and whether the employer acted reasonably or unreasonably in treating it as a sufficient reason for dismissing the employee, account may be taken of the employee’s conduct during his employment with the employer under his previous contract of employment.

F3(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F4(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(6)In this paragraph—

(a)the commencement date” means the date of the passing of this Act;

(b)references to “dismissal” and “dismiss” shall be construed in accordance with section 55 of the 1978 Act;

(c)dock business” means any business or undertaking which consists of or includes the carrying out of dock work (within the meaning of the 1967 Scheme); and

(d)in relation to an employee to whom this paragraph applies—

(i)previous employer” means the person (other than the Board) by whom he was last employed under the 1967 Scheme; and

(ii)previous contract of employment” means the contract of employment under which he was employed by the previous employer immediately before that employment ended.

Workers on temporary transferE+W+S

5A permanent worker who, immediately before the date of the passing of this Act—

(a)was, in accordance with the 1967 Scheme, on temporary transfer from the registered employer by whom he was employed as a permanent worker (“the permanent employer”), and

(b)was, by virtue of Clause 8(10) of that Scheme, deemed for the purposes of that Scheme to have remained in the employment of the permanent employer,

shall for all purposes (including the purposes of sections 5 and 6 of this Act and any scheme made under section 5) be deemed to have remained in the employment of the permanent employer.

Application of certain provisions of the 1978 ActE+W+S

F56. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F67. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Preservation of liability of registered employer to contribute to costs of 1967 SchemeE+W+S

F78. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Extinguishment of certain rights and liabilities arising under Part I of Docks and Harbours Act 1966E+W+S

F89. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

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