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6(1)Subject to sub-paragraphs (5) and (6), this paragraph applies to any person who immediately before the transfer date is employed by the Commission.N.I.
(2)A contract of employment between a person to whom this paragraph applies and the Commission shall have effect from the transfer date as if originally made between that person and the Ombudsman.
(3)Without prejudice to sub-paragraph (2)—
(a)all the Commission’s rights, powers, duties and liabilities under or in connection with a contract to which that sub-paragraph applies shall by virtue of this paragraph be transferred to the Ombudsman on the transfer date; and
(b)anything done before that date by or in relation to the Commission in respect of that contract or the employee shall be deemed from that date to have been done by or in relation to the Ombudsman.
(4)Sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) are without prejudice to any right of an employee to terminate his contract of employment if a substantial change is made to his detriment in his working conditions, but no such right shall arise by reason only of the change in employer effected by this paragraph.
(5)This paragraph does not apply to a person if his contract of employment terminates on the day immediately before the transfer date.
(6)Where a person—
(a)has, prior to the transfer date, entered into a contract of employment with the Commission which is to come into effect on or after that date; and
(b)would, if the contract had come into effect before that date, have been a person to whom this paragraph applies,
he shall be treated as if he were a person to whom this paragraph applies.
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