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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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Right to remuneration on suspension on medical grounds

9.—(1) In Article 10 of the No. 2 Order (general exclusions from the right to remuneration on suspension on medical grounds) for paragraph (1) there shall be substituted—

(1) An employee shall not be entitled to remuneration under Article 9 unless he has been continuously employed for a period of not less than one month ending with the day before that on which the suspension begins..

(2) In Article 49 of that Order (excluded classes of employment) after paragraph (4) there shall be inserted—

(4A) Article 9 does not apply to employment—

(a)under a contract for a fixed term of three months or less; or

(b)under a contract made in contemplation of the performance of a specific task which is not expected to last for more than three months, unless the employee has been continuously employed for a period of more than three months ending with the day before that on which the suspension begins..

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