Explanatory Memorandum

Employment Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

2016 CHAPTER 15

22nd April 2016

Commentary on Sections


Section 27: Repeals

Section 27 gives effect to the repeals of statutory provisions set out in Schedule 3.

Section 28: Interpretation

Section 28 provides that in this Act any reference, other than in section 19, to “the Department” means the Department for Employment and Learning.

Section 29: Commencement

This section provides that the Department may make commencement orders bringing the provisions of the Act into operation on one or more dates. This is except for those set out in section 28 (Interpretation), section 29 (Commencement) and section 30 (Short title) which come into operation on the day after the Act receives Royal Assent.