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The Wages (Northern Ireland) Order 1988

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8.—(1) The remedy of a worker in respect of any contravention of Article 3(1) or (2) or Article 4(1) or 5(4) shall be by way of a complaint under Article 7 and not otherwise.

(2) Article 7 shall not affect the jurisdiction of an industrial tribunal to entertain a reference under Article 47 of the Industrial Relations (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order[1974 c. 28] , and all other powers enabling Her Majesty, and by and with the advice of Her Majesty’s Privy Council, do on Her Majesty’s behalf order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—[1976 NI 28] 1976 in relation to any deduction from the wages of a worker, but the aggregate of any amounts ordered by an industrial tribunal to be paid under Article 47(5)(b) of that Order and under Article 7(4) of this Order (whether on the same or different occasions) in respect of a particular deduction shall not exceed the amount of the deduction.

(3) Any provision in an agreement shall be void in so far as it purports to exclude or limit the operation of any provision of this part, or to preclude any person from presenting a complaint under Article 7; but this paragraph shall not apply to an agreement to refrain from presenting or continuing with a complaint where the Labour Relations Agency has taken action in accordance with Article 62(2) or (5) of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order[1954 c. 33 (N.I.)] 1954 shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.[1976 NI 16] 1976.

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