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Employment Relations Act 1999

The statement on voting papers

141.Section 229(4) of the 1992 Act requires the following statement to appear on all ballot voting papers: “If you take part in a strike or other industrial action, you may be in breach of your contract of employment”. Paragraph 6(3) of the Schedule amends this statement by adding words which describe the main features of the new protections against the unfair dismissal of workers taking industrial action contained in Schedule 5 to the Act.

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