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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1993

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Extension of power to confer on industrial tribunals jurisdiction in respect of contracts of employment, etc.

15.—(1) Article 57 of the No. 2 Order (power to confer on industrial tribunals jurisdiction in respect of claims for damages for breach of contract of employment, etc.) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (4).

(2) For paragraph (1) there shall be substituted—

(1) The Secretary of State may by order provide that proceedings in respect of—

(a)any claim to which this Article applies; or

(b)any such claim of a description specified in the order,

may, subject to such exceptions (if any) as may be specified in the order, be brought before an industrial tribunal..

(3) For paragraph (3) there shall be substituted—

(3) This Article does not apply to a claim for damages, or for a sum due, in respect of personal injuries..

(4) After paragraph (4) there shall be inserted—

(4A) An order under this Article may provide that an industrial tribunal shall not in proceedings in respect of a claim, or a number of claims relating to the same contract, order the payment of an amount exceeding such sum as may be specified in the order as the maximum amount which a tribunal may order to be paid in relation to a claim or in relation to a contract..

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