Purchase of current added years
3. Regulation 30 of the principal Regulations is amended by substituting for paragraph (8) the following:
“(8) For the purposes only of this regulation a teacher’s employment in reckonable service is not discontinued while he is absent from duty during and in consequence of a trade dispute.
(9) Paragraph (8) applies—
(a)even if the person was not participating in or financing or otherwise directly interested in the trade dispute, and
(b)even if his employer was not a party to the trade dispute.
(10) In this regulation “trade dispute” has the meaning given by section 29 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974(1).”.
1974 c. 52; part of section 29(3) was repealed by the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Amendment) Act 1976 (c. 7), section 1(d), and section 29(7) was repealed by the Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45), section 65 and Schedule 13; further amendments were made to section 29 by the Employment Act 1982 (c. 46), section 18.