The Employment Relations Act 1999 (CommencementNo. 3 and Transitional Provision) Order 1999

Statutory Instruments

1999 No. 3374 (C. 90)

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

The Employment Relations Act 1999 (CommencementNo. 3 and Transitional Provision) Order 1999

Made

16th December 1999

The Secretary of State in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 45 of the Employment Relations Act 1999(1) hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and interpretation

1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Employment Relations Act 1999 (Commencement No. 3 and Transitional Provision) Order 1999.

(2) In this Order, “the Act” means the Employment Relations Act 1999.

Commencement

2.  Subject to Article 3, the following provisions of the Act shall come into force on 17th December 1999—

(a)subsections (1), (2), (3), (5) and (6) of section 34;

(b)in section 36, subsection (1) (to the extent that it is not already in force) and subsections (2) and (3);

(c)section 44 and the repeals specified in column 3 of Schedule 9 to the Act, to the extent specified in column 3 of the Schedule to this Order.

Transitional provision

3.  Section 34 of the Act shall have effect, in relation to the first order made under that section, as if for the reference in subsection (2) to “the previous September” there were substituted a reference to “September 1997”.

Alan Johnson,

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Competitiveness,

Department of Trade and Industry

16th December 1999

Article 2(c)

SCHEDULEREPEALS COMING INTO FORCE ON 17TH DECEMBER 1999

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
1992 c. 52.Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.In section 159, subsections (1)(a), (2) and (3).
In section 176, subsections (7) and (8).
1996 c. 18.Employment Rights Act 1996.In section 120, subsection (2).
In section 124, subsection (2).
In section 186, subsection (2).
Section 208.
In section 227, subsections (2) to (4).

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force, on 17th December 1999, the provisions of the Employment Relations Act 1999 specified in Article 2 of the Order, which relate to the Secretary of State’s power to change the amount of certain awards of employment tribunals and other sums payable under employment legislation.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Act have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionsDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 18(6)30.9.19991999/2509
Sections 38 and 429.9.19991999/2509
Sections 2 and 325.10.19991999/2830
Subsections (1) to (3) of section 1325.10.19991999/2830
Subsections (1) to (5) of section 1825.10.19991999/2830
Sections 19 to 2325.10.19991999/2830
Sections 26 to 3325.10.19991999/2830
Section 34(4)25.10.19991999/2830
Section 3525.10.19991999/2830
Section 36(1) (partially)25.10.19991999/2830
Section 3725.10.19991999/2830
Section 3925.10.19991999/2830
Section 4025.10.19991999/2830
Section 4325.10.19991999/2830
Section 44 (partially)
Schedules 2, 6, 7 (partially) and 9 (partially)25.10.19991999/2830
Sections 7 to 9 and Schedule 415.12.19991999/2830