Search Legislation

Employment and Training Act (Northern Ireland) 1950

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As enacted)
 Help about advanced features

Advanced Features

More Resources

Changes over time for: Section 3

 Help about opening options

Changes to legislation:

There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Employment and Training Act (Northern Ireland) 1950, Section 3. Help about Changes to Legislation


Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team. Please see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for details regarding the timescales for which new effects are identified and recorded on this site.

3Provisions as to training for employment.N.I.

(1)The [F1Department] may provide such training courses for persons, whether employed or not, who are above the upper limit of compulsory school age as it thinks necessary or expedient for any of the purposes mentioned in section one of this Act.

(2)For the purposes aforesaid, the [F2Department] may, in such cases and subject to such conditions as it may with the approval of the Ministry of Finance determine, defray or contribute towards the cost of training courses provided (whether in Northern Ireland or elsewhere) by any other authority or person for any such persons as are mentioned in the last foregoing sub-section.

(3)References in this section to the provision of a training course shall be construed as including references—

(a)to the making of payments to persons who attend at any such course, in respect of their maintenance or in respect of their travelling expenses;

(b)to the provision of residential accommodation, board and facilities for recreation and welfare for such persons;

(c)to the provision of any other facilities or services incidental to the purposes of the course.

(4)Without prejudice to the foregoing provisions of this section, where, in pursuance of arrangements made with the [F3Department] , provision is made by an employer for the training of persons in his employment, the [F3Department] may, with the approval of the Ministry of Finance, make any payment or provide any facility or service to or for the benefit of those persons which it could make or provide if they were attending at a training course provided by the [F3Department] under this section.

Subs. (5) rep. by 1984 NI 9; subs. (6) rep. by 1980 NI 8

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources

Timeline of Changes

This timeline shows the different points in time where a change occurred. The dates will coincide with the earliest date on which the change (e.g an insertion, a repeal or a substitution) that was applied came into force. The first date in the timeline will usually be the earliest date when the provision came into force. In some cases the first date is 01/02/1991 (or for Northern Ireland legislation 01/01/2006). This date is our basedate. No versions before this date are available. For further information see the Editorial Practice Guide and Glossary under Help.