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Employment Relations Act 2004

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  1. Introductory TextNext Match

  2. Part 1 Union recognitionPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 1.Application for decision on whether proposed bargaining unit is appropriatePrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 2.Power of the CAC to end period for agreement on bargaining unitPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 3.Duty of employer to supply information to unionPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 4.Determination of appropriate bargaining unitPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. 5.Union communications with workers after acceptance of applicationPrevious MatchNext Match

    6. 6.Circumstances in which the CAC must arrange a ballotPrevious MatchNext Match

    7. 7.Power of the CAC to extend notification periodPrevious MatchNext Match

    8. 8.Postal votes for workers absent from ballot at workplacePrevious MatchNext Match

    9. 9.Additional duties on employers informed of ballotsPrevious MatchNext Match

    10. 10.Unfair practices in relation to recognition ballotsPrevious MatchNext Match

    11. 11.Application where agreement does not cover pay, hours and holidaysPrevious MatchNext Match

    12. 12.Employer’s notice to end bargaining arrangementsPrevious MatchNext Match

    13. 13.Unfair practices in relation to derecognition ballotsPrevious MatchNext Match

    14. 14.Appeals against demands for costsPrevious MatchNext Match

    15. 15.Power to amend Schedule A1 to the 1992 ActPrevious MatchNext Match

    16. 16.Means of communicating with workersPrevious MatchNext Match

    17. 17.Unfair practices: power to make provision about periods before notice of ballotPrevious MatchNext Match

    18. 18.Power to make provision about effect of amalgamations etc.Previous MatchNext Match

    19. 19.Information about union membership and employment in bargaining unitPrevious MatchNext Match

    20. 20.“Pay” and other matters subject to collective bargainingPrevious MatchNext Match

    21. 21.Information required by ACAS for ballots and ascertaining union membershipPrevious MatchNext Match

  3. Part 2 Law relating to industrial actionPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 22.Information about employees to be balloted on industrial actionPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 23.Entitlement to vote in ballot on industrial actionPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 24.Inducement of members not accorded entitlement to votePrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 25.Information about employees to be contained in notice of industrial actionPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. 26.Dismissal where employees taking protected industrial action locked outPrevious MatchNext Match

    6. 27.Date of dismissalPrevious MatchNext Match

    7. 28.Dismissal after end of protected periodPrevious MatchNext Match

  4. Part 3 Rights of trade union members, workers and employeesPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Inducements and detriments in respect of membership etc. of independent trade unionPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 29.Inducements relating to union membership or activitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 30.Extension of protection against detriment for union membership etc.Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 31.Detriment for use of union services or refusal of inducementPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. 32.Dismissal for use of union services or refusal of inducementPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Exclusion and expulsion from trade unionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 33.Exclusion or expulsion from trade union attributable to conductPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 34.Applications no longer to be made to Employment Appeal TribunalPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. Other rights of workers and employeesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 35.Disapplication of qualifying period and upper age limit for unfair dismissalPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 36.National security: powers of employment tribunalsPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 37.Role of companion at disciplinary or grievance hearingPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. 38.Extension of jurisdiction of Employment Appeal TribunalPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. 39.Ways in which provision conferring rights on individuals may be madePrevious MatchNext Match

      6. 40.Protection of employees in respect of jury servicePrevious MatchNext Match

      7. 41.Flexible workingPrevious MatchNext Match

      8. 42.Information and consultation: Great BritainPrevious MatchNext Match

      9. 43.Information and consultation: Northern Ireland

  5. Part 4 Enforcement of minimum wage legislationPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 44.Information supplied by worker and employerPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 45.Enforcement noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 46.Withdrawal and replacement of, and appeals against, noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 47.Enforcement officers for agricultural wages legislationPrevious MatchNext Match

  6. Part 5 The Certification OfficerPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 48.Striking out by Certification Officer of applications or complaintsPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 49.Restriction of proceedings orders: proceedings before Certification OfficerPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 50.Amalgamations: approval, listing and certificationPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 51.Restriction of grounds of appeal from Certification OfficerPrevious MatchNext Match

  7. Part 6 MiscellaneousPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 52.Additional case in which election for president of union not requiredPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 53.Removal of rule preventing appointment of body corporate as auditorPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 54.Means of voting in ballots and electionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 55.Provision of money for trade union modernisationPrevious MatchNext Match

  8. Part 7 Supplementary provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 56.Meaning of “the 1992 Act”Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 57.Minor and consequential amendments and repealsPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 58.Corresponding provision for Northern Ireland

    4. 59.Citation, commencement and extentPrevious MatchNext Match


    1. SCHEDULE 1Previous MatchNext Match

      Minor and consequential amendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Agricultural Wages Act 1948Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 1.In section 15A of the Agricultural Wages Act 1948 (c....Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Agricultural Wages (Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 2.In Article 11A of the Agricultural Wages (Regulation) (Northern Ireland)...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. The 1992 ActPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.In section 19 of the 1992 Act (application of certain...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 4.In section 41(3) of the 1992 Act (date of next...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 5.In section 54(3) of the 1992 Act (time limit for...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 6.In section 82 of the 1992 Act (rules as to...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 7.In section 103 of the 1992 Act (complaints as regards...Previous MatchNext Match

        6. 8.In section 146 of the 1992 Act (action short of...Previous MatchNext Match

        7. 9.In section 148 of the 1992 Act (consideration of complaint),...Previous MatchNext Match

        8. 10.In section 150 of the 1992 Act (awards against third...Previous MatchNext Match

        9. 11.(1) Section 155 of the 1992 Act (matters to be...Previous MatchNext Match

        10. 12.In section 161(3) of the 1992 Act (application for interim...Previous MatchNext Match

        11. 13.In section 229(4) of the 1992 Act (statement which must...Previous MatchNext Match

        12. 14.In section 233 of the 1992 Act (calling of industrial...Previous MatchNext Match

        13. 15.In section 263A of the 1992 Act (proceedings of the...Previous MatchNext Match

        14. 16.(1) Section 284 of the 1992 Act (share fishermen) is...Previous MatchNext Match

        15. 17.(1) Section 285 of the 1992 Act (employment outside Great...Previous MatchNext Match

        16. 18.In section 286(1) of the 1992 Act (provisions that may...Previous MatchNext Match

        17. 19.In section 288(1)(b) of the 1992 Act (provisions restricting rights...Previous MatchNext Match

        18. 20.(1) Section 292 of the 1992 Act (death of employee...Previous MatchNext Match

        19. 21.In section 296 of the 1992 Act (meaning of “worker”...Previous MatchNext Match

        20. 22.In section 299 of the 1992 Act (index of defined...Previous MatchNext Match

        21. 23.(1) Schedule A1 to the 1992 Act (union recognition) is...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Employment Tribunals Act 1996Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 24.In section 10(1) of the Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (c....Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 25.In section 18 of that Act (conciliation), in subsection (1)(b),...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 26.In section 30(2) of that Act (matters which may be...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 27.In section 36 of that Act (enforcement of decisions of...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Employment Rights Act 1996Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 28.In section 92 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (c....Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 29.In section 95(1) of that Act (circumstances in which employee...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 30.In section 98(6)(b) of that Act (provisions to which provision...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 31.In section 104(4)(c) of that Act (assertion of statutory right),...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 32.In section 108(3) of that Act (exceptions to one year...Previous MatchNext Match

        6. 33.In section 109(2) of that Act (exceptions to upper age...Previous MatchNext Match

        7. 34.(1) Section 191 of that Act (application to the Crown)...Previous MatchNext Match

        8. 35.In subsection (2) of section 192 of that Act (provisions...Previous MatchNext Match

        9. 36.(1) Section 194 of that Act (provisions of the Act...Previous MatchNext Match

        10. 37.(1) Section 195 of that Act (provisions of the Act...Previous MatchNext Match

        11. 38.In section 200 of that Act (application of certain provisions...Previous MatchNext Match

        12. 39.(1) Section 202 of that Act (restrictions on disclosure of...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. National Minimum Wage Act 1998Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 40.In section 15 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 41.In section 16 of that Act (disclosure of information obtained...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. Employment Relations Act 1999Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 42.(1) Section 34 of the Employment Relations Act 1999 (c....Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Employment Act 2002Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 43.In each of Schedules 3, 4 and 5 to the...Previous MatchNext Match

    2. SCHEDULE 2Previous MatchNext Match

      RepealsPrevious MatchNext Match

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