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Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. The Gangmasters Licensing Authority

    1. 1.The Gangmasters Licensing Authority

    2. 2.Directions etc by the Secretary of State

  3. Scope of Act

    1. 3.Work to which this Act applies

    2. 4.Acting as a gangmaster

    3. 5.Territorial scope of application

  4. Licensing

    1. 6.Prohibition of unlicensed activities

    2. 7.Grant of licence

    3. 8.General power of Authority to make rules

    4. 9.Modification, revocation or transfer of licence

    5. 10.Appeals

    6. 11.Register of licences

  5. Offences

    1. 12.Offences: acting as a gangmaster, being in possession of false documents etc

    2. 13.Offences: entering into arrangements with gangmasters

    3. 14.Offences: supplementary provisions

  6. Enforcement

    1. 15.Enforcement and compliance officers

    2. 16.Powers of officers

    3. 17.Entry by warrant

    4. 18.Obstruction of officers

    5. 19.Information relating to gangmasters

  7. Supplementary

    1. 20.Application of Act to bodies corporate

    2. 21.Application of Act to unincorporated associations

    3. 22.Application of Act to partnerships

  8. Miscellaneous and general

    1. 23.Annual report

    2. 24.Financial provision

    3. 25.Regulations, rules and orders

    4. 26.Meaning of “worker”

    5. 27.Exclusion of provisions relating to employment agencies and businesses

    6. 28.Application of Act to Northern Ireland

    7. 29.Commencement and transitional provision

    8. 30.Short title and extent

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Authority: consequential amendments of enactments

      1. Public Records Act 1958

        1. 1.In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (c....

      2. Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967

        1. 2.In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c....

      3. Superannuation Act 1972

        1. 3.In Schedule 1 to the Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)...

      4. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975

        1. 4.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      5. Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975

        1. 5.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

      6. Freedom of Information Act 2000

        1. 6.In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Application of Act to Northern Ireland

      1. Introduction

        1. 1.(1) The following provisions have effect in relation to the...

      2. General

        1. 2.(1) References in this Schedule to “work in Northern Ireland”...

      3. Section 1: The Gangmasters Licensing Authority

        1. 3.In relation to persons acting as gangmasters in Northern Ireland...

        2. 4.Before making any regulations under that provision, the relevant Northern...

        3. 5.Before making any regulations under section 1(5) (regulations as to...

      4. Section 2: Directions etc. by the Secretary of State

        1. 6.In relation to the Authority’s functions in connection with persons...

      5. Section 3: Work to which this Act applies

        1. 7.In section 3(5) (power to make regulations excluding or including...

      6. Section 6: Prohibition of unlicensed activities

        1. 8.In section 6(2) (power to specify circumstances in which licence...

      7. Section 7: Grant of licences

        1. 9.The Authority shall grant separate licences in respect of activities...

      8. Section 8: General power of Authority to make rules

        1. 10.(1) Rules under section 8 (general power of Authority to...

      9. Section 10: Appeals

        1. 11.In section 10 as it applies in relation to decisions...

      10. Section 11: Register of licences

        1. 12.The Authority shall establish and maintain a separate register of...

      11. Section 13: Offences: entering into arrangements with gangmasters

        1. 13.In section 13(3) (power to make regulations as to what...

      12. Section 14: Offences: supplementary provisions

        1. 14.In section 14(1) (additional powers of arrest) the reference to...

      13. Section 15: Enforcement and compliance officers

        1. 15.(1) The relevant Northern Ireland department may appoint officers (“enforcement...

      14. Section 17: Entry by warrant

        1. 16.In section 17 the reference in subsection (1) to information...

      15. Section 23: Annual report

        1. 17.(1) The Secretary of State shall send to the relevant...

      16. Section 24: Financial provision

        1. 18.In relation to payments to the Authority with respect to...

      17. Section 25: Regulations, rules and orders

        1. 19.(1) In section 25(1) (meaning of “prescribed”) as it applies...

      18. Section 27: Exclusion of provisions relating to employment agencies and businesses

        1. 20.In section 27 as it applies in relation to activities...

      19. Section 29: Commencement and transitional provision

        1. 21.Before exercising the power under section 29(1) or (3) in...

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