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Employment Tribunals Act 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I Employment Tribunals

    1. Introductory

      1. 1.Employment tribunals

    2. Jurisdiction

      1. 2. Enactments conferring jurisdiction on employment tribunals.

      2. 3. Power to confer further jurisdiction on employment tribunals.

    3. Membership etc.

      1. 3A.Meaning of “Employment Judge”

      2. 4. Composition of a tribunal.

      3. 5. Remuneration, fees and allowances.

      4. 5A.Training etc.

      5. 5B.Members of employment tribunals: removal from office

      6. 5C.Oaths

      7. 5D.Judicial assistance

    4. Procedure

      1. 6. Conduct of hearings.

      2. 7.Employment tribunal procedure regulations.

      3. 7A. Practice directions

      4. 7B.Mediation

      5. 8. Procedure in contract cases.

      6. 9. Pre-hearing reviews and preliminary matters.

      7. 10. National security.

      8. 10A. Confidential information.

      9. 10B. Restriction of publicity in cases involving national security.

      10. 11. Restriction of publicity in cases involving sexual misconduct.

      11. 12. Restriction of publicity in disability cases.

      12. 13. Costs and expenses.

      13. 13A. Payments in respect of preparation time

      14. 14. Interest.

      15. 15. Enforcement.

    5. Recoupment of social security benefits

      1. 16. Power to provide for recoupment of benefits.

      2. 17. Recoupment: further provisions.

    6. Conciliation

      1. 18. Conciliation.

      2. 19. Conciliation procedure.

      3. 19A.Conciliation: recovery of sums payable under compromises

  3. Part II The Employment Appeal Tribunal

    1. Introductory

      1. 20. The Appeal Tribunal.

    2. Jurisdiction

      1. 21. Jurisdiction of Appeal Tribunal.

    3. Membership etc.

      1. 22. Membership of Appeal Tribunal.

      2. 23. Temporary membership.

      3. 24. Temporary additional judicial membership.

      4. 24A.Training etc. of members of Appeal Tribunal

      5. 24B.Oaths

      6. 25. Tenure of appointed members.

      7. 26. Staff.

      8. 27. Remuneration, pensions and allowances.

      9. 28. Composition of Appeal Tribunal.

    4. Procedure

      1. 29. Conduct of hearings.

      2. 29A.Practice directions

      3. 30. Appeal Tribunal procedure rules.

      4. 31. Restriction of publicity in cases involving sexual misconduct.

      5. 32. Restriction of publicity in disability cases.

      6. 33. Restriction of vexatious proceedings.

      7. 34. Costs and expenses

    5. Decisions and further appeals

      1. 35. Powers of Appeal Tribunal.

      2. 36. Enforcement of decisions etc.

      3. 37. Appeals from Appeal Tribunal.

  4. Part III Supplementary

    1. Crown employment and Parliamentary staff

      1. 38. Crown employment.

      2. 39. Parliamentary staff.

    2. General

      1. 40. Power to amend Act.

      2. 41. Orders, regulations and rules.

      3. 42. Interpretation.

    3. Final provisions

      1. 43. Consequential amendments.

      2. 44. Transitionals, savings and transitory provisions.

      3. 45. Repeals and revocations.

      4. 46. Commencement.

      5. 47. Extent.

      6. 48. Short title.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Consequential amendments

      1. The Transport Act 1968 (c.73)

        1. 1.Section 135(4)(b) of the Transport Act 1968 shall continue to...

      2. The Transport Holding Company Act 1972 (c.14)

        1. 2.Section 2 of the Transport Holding Company Act 1972 shall...

      3. The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c.65)

        1. 3.In section 75(5)(c) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, for...

      4. The Race Relations Act 1976 (c.74)

        1. 4.(1) The Race Relations Act 1976 is amended as follows....

      5. The Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act 1977 (c.3)

        1. 5.In the Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act 1977—

      6. The Judicial Pensions Act 1981 (c.20)

        1. 6.In section 12(1) of the Judicial Pensions Act 1981, for...

      7. The Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c.5)

        1. 7.In section 58(4) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992,...

      8. The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c.52)

        1. 8.In section 288 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations...

      9. The Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c.53)

        1. 9.(1) The Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 is amended as...

      10. The Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 (c.8)

        1. 10.(1) The Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 is amended...

      11. The Pension Schemes Act 1993 (c.48)

        1. 11.In section 181(1) of the Pension Schemes Act 1993, in...

      12. The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c.50)

        1. 12.(1) The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 is amended as follows....

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Transitional provisions, savings and transitory provisions

      1. Part I Transitional provisions and savings

        1. 1.The substitution of this Act for the provisions repealed or...

        2. 2.Anything done, or having effect as done, (including the making...

        3. 3.Any reference (express or implied) in this Act or any...

        4. 4.(1) Any reference (express or implied) in any enactment, or...

        5. 5.Paragraphs 1 to 4 have effect in place of section...

        6. 6.The repeal by this Act of section 130 of, and...

      2. Part II Transitory provisions

        1. Disability discrimination

          1. 7.(1) If section 62 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995...

        2. Jobseeker’s allowance

          1. 8.(1) If paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 to the Jobseekers...

        3. Armed forces

          1. 9.(1) If section 31 of the Trade Union Reform and...

          2. 10.(1) If Part XI of the Reserve Forces Act 1996...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Repeals and revocations

      1. Part I Repeals

      2. Part II Revocations

        1. TABLE OF DERIVATIONS

          1. 1.Notes:

          2. 2.The following abbreviations are used in the Table— EP(C)A =...

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