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Employment Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Schedule 1: Minor and consequential amendments

Schedule 1 provides for a number of minor and consequential amendments including:

  • Amendments to Section 1 of the Employment and Training Act 1950 and Article 4 (1) of the Employment and Training (Amendment) (NI) Order 1988 to ensure that people taking part in Departmental employment and training programmes and receiving payments in connection with their participation have those payments treated as a Training Allowance and not as employed income;

  • Amendments to the Industrial Relations (NI) Order 1992 to provide for the Department to consult the LRA about the arrangements for appointing the Certification Officer;

  • Amendments to the Industrial Relations (NI) Order 1992, Schedule 4, paragraph 2 and the Industrial Training (NI) Order 1984, Schedule 2, paragraph 2 (2) to clarify legislation in relation to the consultation process on appointments to the Labour Relations Agency and the CITB-ConstructionSkills Northern Ireland, respectively;

  • Amendment to Article 92 of the Industrial Relations (NI) Order 1992 to amend incorrect references to the Arbitration Act;

  • Amendment to Schedule 1A of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (NI) Order 1995 to remove the restriction that the Court’s secretariat functions may only be fulfilled by staff from the Department; and

  • Amendment to Articles 67M and 103B of the Employment Rights (NI) Order 1996 to amend incorrect references to jury service legislation.

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