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The Wages (Northern Ireland) Order 1988

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Continued existence of wages councils after repeal of Wages Councils (Northern Ireland) Order 1982

13.—(1) The Wages Councils (Northern Ireland) Order[1982 NI 23] 1982 shall cease to have effect, but, subject to the following provisions of this part—

(a)any council in existence immediately before the coming into operation of this part by virtue of an order made or having effect as if made under Article 3 of that Order (establishment of wages councils) shall continue in existence; and

(b)any order made or having effect as if made under that Article or under Article 6 of that Order (variation of field of operation of wages councils) and then in force in relation to that council shall continue in force; and in this part “wages council” means such a council as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (a).

(2) Subject to the following provisions of this part, there shall be exercisable by such a council, in relation to the workers and employers within its scope of operation by virtue of paragraph (1), the functions conferred on wages councils by this part.

(3) A wages council shall not, however, exercise any functions under this part in relation to workers under the age of 21.

(4) Schedule 2 shall have effect with respect to the constitution, proceedings and officers of a wages council.

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