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Section 2 of the Equal Pay Act 1970 (c. 41) (equality clauses)
Section 63 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65) (discrimination in the employment field)
Section 54 of the Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74) (discrimination in the employment field)
Section 146 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c. 52) (detriment in relation to trade union membership and activities)
Paragraph 156 of Schedule A1 to that Act (detriment in relation to union recognition rights)
Section 8 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50) (discrimination in the employment field)
Section 23 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18) (unauthorised deductions and payments)
Section 48 of that Act (detriment in employment)
Section 111 of that Act (unfair dismissal)
Section 163 of that Act (redundancy payments)
Section 24 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (c. 39) (detriment in relation to national minimum wage)
Schedule 3 to the Tax Credits Act 1999 (c. 10) (detriment in relation to tax credits)
The Employment Tribunal Extension of Jurisdiction (England and Wales) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/1623) (breach of employment contract and termination)
The Employment Tribunal Extension of Jurisdiction (Scotland) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/1624) (corresponding provision for Scotland)
Regulation 30 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998/1833) (breach of regulations)
Regulation 32 of the Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/3323) (detriment relating to European Works Councils)
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