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Scotland Act 1998

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Head H – Employment
  • H1. Employment and industrial relations[Section H1.]

    Employment rights and duties and industrial relations, including the subject-matter of—

    (a)

    the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969,

    (b)

    the Employment Agencies Act 1973,

    (c)

    the Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) Act 1979,

    (d)

    the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981,

    (e)

    the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992,

    (f)

    the Industrial Tribunals Act 1996,

    (g)

    the Employment Rights Act 1996, and

    (h)

    the National Minimum Wage Act 1998.

    Exception

    The subject-matter of the Agricultural Wages (Scotland) Act 1949.

  • H2. Health and safety[Section H2.]

    The subject-matter of the following Parts of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974—

    (a)

    Part I (health, safety and welfare in connection with work, and control of dangerous substances) as extended or applied by section 36 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987, sections 1 and 2 of the Offshore Safety Act 1992 and section 117 of the Railways Act 1993, and

    (b)

    Part II (the Employment Medical Advisory Service).

    Exception

    Public safety in relation to matters which are not reserved.

  • H3. Job search and support[Section H3.]

    The subject-matter of—

    (a)

    the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944, and

    (b)

    the Employment and Training Act 1973, except so far as relating to training for employment.

    Exception

    The subject-matter of—

    (a)

    sections 8 to 10A of the Employment and Training Act 1973 (careers services), and

    (b)

    the following sections of Part I of the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990 (Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise)—

    (i)

    section 2(3)(c) (arrangements for the purpose of assisting persons to establish themselves as self-employed persons), and

    (ii)

    section 12 (disclosure of information).

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