Search Legislation

The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

More Resources


This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Conditions of eligibility

2.  A person may apply for compensation under this Schedule where—

(a)he was dismissed from his employment on or after 1st October 1976 (when Article 22(6) of the No. 1 Order came into force) and before 4th May 1982 (when the amendments of Article 22 of the No. 1 Order made by Article 8 of and Schedule 2 to the 1982 Order came into force);

(b)he did not bring, or brought but did not succeed in, a complaint of unfair dismissal; and

(c)if the amendments referred to in sub-paragraph (a) had been in force in relation to his dismissal (the law otherwise being as it was at the time), he would have been entitled by virtue of those amendments to succeed in a complaint of unfair dismissal.

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.


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