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  • specified purposes Appointed Day(s) by S.R. 2006/16 art. 2 (Day appointed for purposes of s. 54A)
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47(1)For section 68(1) substitute—E+W+S+N.I.

(1)In this Act—

  • accessibility certificate” means a certificate issued under section 41(1)(a);

  • act” includes a deliberate omission;

  • the Agency” means the Labour Relations Agency;

  • approval certificate” means a certificate issued under section 42(4);

  • the Assembly” means the Northern Ireland Assembly;

  • benefits”, in Part II, has the meaning given in section 4(4);

  • the Department of Economic Development” means the Department of Economic Development in Northern Ireland;

  • the Department of the Environment” means the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland;

  • the Department of Health and Social Services” means the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland;

  • employment” means, subject to any prescribed provision, employment under a contract of service or of apprenticeship or a contract personally to do work and related expressions are to be construed accordingly;

  • employment at an establishment in Northern Ireland” is to be construed in accordance with subsections (2) to (5);

  • enactment” means any statutory provision within the meaning of section 1(f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954;

  • government department” means a Northern Ireland department or a department of the Government of the United Kingdom;

  • Minister of the Crown” includes the Treasury;

  • Northern Ireland department” includes (except in sections 51 and 52) the head of a Northern Ireland department;

  • occupational pension scheme” has the same meaning as in the Pension Schemes (Northern Ireland) Act 1993;

  • premises”, includes land of any description;

  • prescribed” means prescribed by regulations;

  • profession” includes any vocation or occupation;

  • provider of services” has the meaning given in section 19(2)(b);

  • public service vehicle” and “regulated public service vehicle” have the meaning given in section 40;

  • PSV accessibility regulations” means regulations made under section 40(1);

  • rail vehicle” and “regulated rail vehicle” have the meaning given in section 46;

  • rail vehicle accessibility regulations” means regulations made under section 46(1);

  • regulations” means—

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    in Parts I and II of this Act, section 66, the definition of “employment” above and subsections (3) and (4) below, regulations made by the Department of Economic Development;

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    in Part V of this Act, regulations made by the Department of the Environment;

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    in any other provision of this Act, regulations made by the Department of Health and Social Services.

  • section 6 duty” means any duty imposed by or under section 6;

  • section 15 duty” means any duty imposed by or under section 15;

  • section 21 duty” means any duty imposed by or under section 21;

  • taxi” and “regulated taxi” have the meaning given in section 32;

  • taxi accessibility regulations” means regulations made under section 32(1);

  • trade” includes any business;

  • trade organisation” has the meaning given in section 13;

  • vehicle examiner” means an officer of the Department of the Environment authorised by that Department for the purposes of sections 41 and 42..

[F1(2)In section 68—

(a)for subsection (2) substitute— “

(2)Where an employee does his work wholly outside Northern Ireland, his employment is not to be treated as being work at an establishment in Northern Ireland. ”; and

(b)in subsections (3) and (4) for “Great Britain” wherever it occurs substitute “Northern Ireland”.]

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F1Sch. 8 para. 47(2) substituted (N.I.) (9.3.2000) by S.R. 2000/8, reg. 3

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